CVE-2015-3214

NameCVE-2015-3214
DescriptionThe pit_ioport_read in i8254.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.33 and QEMU before 2.3.1 does not distinguish between read lengths and write lengths, which might allow guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS by triggering use of an invalid index.
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)
ReferencesDSA-3348-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs795461

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)stretch4.9.228-1fixed
stretch (security)4.9.246-2fixed
buster4.19.160-2fixed
buster (security)4.19.152-1fixed
bullseye5.10.4-1fixed
sid5.10.9-1fixed
qemu (PTS)stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u9fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u12fixed
buster, buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u8fixed
bullseye, sid1:5.2+dfsg-3fixed
xen (PTS)stretch (security), stretch4.8.5.final+shim4.10.4-1+deb9u12fixed
buster4.11.4+37-g3263f257ca-1fixed
buster (security)4.11.4+57-g41a822c392-2fixed
bullseye, sid4.14.0+88-g1d1d1f5391-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)(not affected)
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.37-1
qemusourcesqueeze(not affected)
qemusourcewheezy(not affected)
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u2DSA-3348-1
qemusource(unstable)1:2.4+dfsg-1a795461
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(not affected)
xensourcewheezy(not affected)
xensource(unstable)4.4.0-1

Notes

[wheezy] - qemu <not-affected> (Introduced in 1.3.0)
[squeeze] - qemu <not-affected> (Introduced in 1.3.0)
- qemu-kvm <not-affected> (Introduced in 1.3.0)
[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 1.3.0, embedded version is 0.10.2)
Xen switched to qemu-system in 4.4.0-1
Upstream commit: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commitdiff;h=d4862a87e31a51de9eb260f25c9e99a75efe3235
Introduced in http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commitdiff;h=0505bcdec8228d8de39ab1a02644e71999e7c052 (v1.3.0-rc0)
- linux <not-affected> (Fixed before linux-2.6 -> linux rename, v2.6.33-rc8)
[squeeze] - linux-2.6 <no-dsa> (KVM not supported in Squeeze LTS)
Upstream commit: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=ee73f656a604d5aa9df86a97102e4e462dd79924 (v2.6.33-rc8)

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