CVE-2017-8379

Metadata

medium
4.9
qemu, qemu-kvm
CVE-2017-8379
cve.mitre.org, lists.gnu.org, ubuntu.com
2017-05-03
2017-06-16 18:42
CVE-2017-8379 qemu
CVE-2017-8379 qemu-kvm
2017-06-15 02:36
2017-05-26 05:03
2017-05-23 21:03
2017-05-16 18:03
2017-05-11 14:03
2017-05-10 23:55
2017-05-09 22:03
2017-05-03 21:03

Description

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.

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
devel qemu 1:2.8+dfsg-3ubuntu3
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 not-affected
qemu DNE
precise/esm qemu-kvm not-affected
qemu DNE
trusty qemu-kvm DNE
qemu not-affected
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
devel qemu-kvm DNE

Needs Triage

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