CVE-2014-3672

NameCVE-2014-3672
DescriptionThe qemu implementation in libvirt before 1.3.0 and Xen allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host disk consumption) by writing to stdout or stderr.
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)
ReferencesDLA-571-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
xen (PTS)wheezy4.1.4-3+deb7u9vulnerable
wheezy (security)4.1.6.lts1-14fixed
jessie (security), jessie4.4.1-9+deb8u10fixed
buster, sid, stretch4.8.3+comet2+shim4.10.0+comet3-1+deb9u5fixed
stretch (security)4.8.3+xsa262+shim4.10.0+comet3-1+deb9u7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
xensource(unstable)4.4.0-1low
xensourcewheezy4.1.6.lts1-1lowDLA-571-1

Notes

Xen switched to qemu-system in 4.4.0-1
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-180.html
Related hardening for libvirt: https://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=0d968ad715475a1660779bcdd2c5b38ad63db4cf
This is hardly a vulnerability in qemu per se, but rather a problem of integrating qemu

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