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CVE-2017-5856

Published: 16 March 2017

Memory leak in the megasas_handle_dcmd function in hw/scsi/megasas.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption) via MegaRAID Firmware Interface (MFI) commands with the sglist size set to a value over 2 Gb.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
bionic Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
cosmic Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
disco Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
eoan Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
focal Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
groovy Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
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 Not vulnerable
(1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=765a707000e838c30b18d712fe6cb3dd8e0435f3
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