CVE-2015-6815

NameCVE-2015-6815
DescriptionThe process_tx_desc function in hw/net/e1000.c in QEMU before 2.4.0.1 does not properly process transmit descriptor data when sending a network packet, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and guest crash) via unspecified vectors.
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-3361-1, DSA-3362-1
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs798101

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+deb9u14fixed
buster, buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u8fixed
bullseye1:5.2+dfsg-9fixed
sid1:5.2+dfsg-10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u11DSA-3361-1
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u4DSA-3361-1
qemusource(unstable)1:2.4+dfsg-2798101
qemu-kvmsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u11DSA-3362-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[squeeze] - qemu <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
[squeeze] - qemu-kvm <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/04/4
Upstream fix: https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-09/msg01199.html

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