CVE-2014-0049

NameCVE-2014-0049
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the complete_emulated_mmio function in arch/x86/kvm/x86.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.6 allows guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS by leveraging a loop that triggers an invalid memory copy affecting certain cancel_work_item data.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.51-2fixed
jessie (security)3.16.56-1+deb8u1fixed
stretch4.9.82-1+deb9u3fixed
stretch (security)4.9.88-1+deb9u1fixed
buster4.16.12-1fixed
sid4.16.16-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)3.13.6-1high
linuxsourcewheezy(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - linux <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.5)
- linux-2.6 <not-affected> (Introduced in 3.5)
fix: http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=a08d3b3b99efd509133946056531cdf8f3a0c09b

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