CVE-2015-5239

NameCVE-2015-5239
DescriptionInteger overflow in the VNC display driver in QEMU before 2.1.0 allows attachers to cause a denial of service (process crash) via a CLIENT_CUT_TEXT message, which triggers an infinite loop.
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-573-1, DLA-574-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6fixed
jessie (security)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u12fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u8fixed
buster1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u2fixed
buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u3fixed
bullseye, sid1:4.2-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)2.1+dfsg-1
qemusourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u14DLA-573-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)
qemu-kvmsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u14DLA-574-1

Notes

[squeeze] - qemu <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
[squeeze] - qemu-kvm <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
Upstream fix: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=f9a70e79391f6d7c2a912d785239ee8effc1922d (v2.1.0-rc0)

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