CVE-2017-8086

Metadata

medium
4.9
qemu, qemu-kvm
CVE-2017-8086
cve.mitre.org, ubuntu.com, bugs.debian.org
2017-05-02
2017-10-23 14:23
CVE-2017-8086 qemu
CVE-2017-8086 qemu-kvm
2017-06-16 19:22
2017-06-15 02:35
2017-05-23 21:03
2017-05-16 18:03
2017-05-11 02:03
2017-05-10 23:54
2017-05-09 22:03
2017-05-03 21:03
2017-04-27 20:03

Description

Memory leak in the v9fs_list_xattr function in hw/9pfs/9p-xattr.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors involving the orig_value variable.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
artful qemu 1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu3
devel qemu 1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu3
precise/esm qemu-kvm None
trusty qemu 2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.34
xenial qemu 1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.14
yakkety qemu 1:2.6.1+dfsg-0ubuntu5.5
zesty qemu 1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu2.2

Unaffected

Release Package Reason
precise qemu-kvm ignored
qemu DNE
trusty qemu-kvm DNE
vivid/ubuntu-core qemu-kvm DNE
qemu DNE
vivid/stable-phone-overlay qemu-kvm DNE
qemu DNE
xenial qemu-kvm DNE
yakkety qemu-kvm DNE
zesty qemu-kvm DNE
artful qemu-kvm DNE
devel qemu-kvm DNE
precise/esm qemu DNE

Needs Triage

Release Package Reason
upstream qemu-kvm needs-triage
qemu needs-triage