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
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.11)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.33)
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
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Does not exist

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Does not exist

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist