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CVE-2016-9914

Published: 29 December 2016

Memory leak in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local privileged guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption and possibly QEMU process crash) by leveraging a missing cleanup operation in FileOperations.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
bionic
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
cosmic
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
disco
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
eoan
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
focal
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
groovy
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
hirsute
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.33)
upstream Needed

xenial
Released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.11)
yakkety
Released (1:2.6.1+dfsg-0ubuntu5.4)
zesty
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.qemu-project.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=702dbcc274e2ca43be20ba64c758c0ca57dab91d
upstream: http://git.qemu-project.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=f2b58c43758efc61e2a49b899f5e58848489d0dc
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Does not exist

bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needed)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needed

xenial Does not exist

yakkety Does not exist

zesty Does not exist