CVE-2013-4542

NameCVE-2013-4542
DescriptionThe virtio_scsi_load_request function in hw/scsi/scsi-bus.c in QEMU before 1.7.2 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted savevm image, which triggers an out-of-bounds array access.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs739589

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u12vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u23vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6fixed
stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid1:2.8+dfsg-7fixed
qemu-kvm (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u12vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u23vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)2.1+dfsg-1low739589
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[wheezy] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue, hardly exploitable in practice)
[squeeze] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue, hardly exploitable in practice)
[wheezy] - qemu-kvm <no-dsa> (Minor issue, hardly exploitable in practice)
[squeeze] - qemu-kvm <no-dsa> (Minor issue, hardly exploitable in practice)
virtio-scsi support introduced in v1.1: http://wiki.qemu.org/ChangeLog/1.1

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