CVE-2016-9916

Published: 29 December 2016

Memory leak in hw/9pfs/9p-proxy.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 the proxy backend.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
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=898ae90a44551d25b8e956fd87372d303c82fe68
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