CVE-2017-15118

Published: 28 November 2017

A stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability was found in NBD server implementation in qemu before 2.11 allowing a client to request an export name of size up to 4096 bytes, which in fact should be limited to 256 bytes, causing an out-of-bounds stack write in the qemu process. If NBD server requires TLS, the attacker cannot trigger the buffer overflow without first successfully negotiating TLS.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.11)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
Upstream: https://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=51ae4f8455c9e32c54770c4ebc25bf86a8128183
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist