CVE-2017-8379

Published: 03 May 2017

Memory leak in the keyboard input event handlers support in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption) by rapidly generating large keyboard events.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.14)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
Upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=fa18f36a461984eae50ab957e47ec78dae3c14fc
Upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=05c6638b203fd7d8bbfa88ac6e6198e32ed0506f
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