CVE-2017-8284 qemu

Metadata

medium
6.9
qemu
CVE-2017-8284
2017-06-18 07:52
CVE-2017-8284 qemu-kvm
CVE-2017-8284
2017-06-16 19:22
2017-04-28 05:03
2017-04-27 06:03

Description

** DISPUTED ** The disas_insn function in target/i386/translate.c in QEMU before 2.9.0, when TCG mode without hardware acceleration is used, does not limit the instruction size, which allows local users to gain privileges by creating a modified basic block that injects code into a setuid program, as demonstrated by procmail. NOTE: the vendor has stated "this bug does not violate any security guarantees QEMU makes."

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
buster qemu None
jessie qemu None
sid qemu None
stretch qemu None
wheezy qemu None