DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the IDE subsystem in QEMU, as used in Xen 4.5.x and earlier, when the container has a CDROM drive enabled, allows local guest users to execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified ATAPI commands.
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
Debian Bugs793811

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
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),
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
qemusourcesqueeze(not affected)
qemusourcewheezy(not affected)
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(not affected)
xensourcesqueeze(not affected)
xensourcewheezy(not affected)


[wheezy] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced in 1.3)
[squeeze] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced in 1.3)
- qemu-kvm <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced in 1.3)
[wheezy] - xen <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced in 4.2)
[squeeze] - xen <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced in 4.2)
Xen switched to qemu-system in 4.4.0-1
qemu patches:;a=commit;h=d2ff85854512574e7209f295e87b0835d5b032c6;a=commit;h=cb72cba83021fa42719e73a5249c12096a4d1cfc;a=commit;h=03441c3a4a42beb25460dd11592539030337d0f8
Introduced by:;a=commitdiff;h=ce560dcf20c14194db5ef3b9fc1ea592d4e68109 (v1.3.0-rc0)

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