CVE-2015-8504

NameCVE-2015-8504
DescriptionQemu, when built with VNC display driver support, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (arithmetic exception and application crash) via crafted SetPixelFormat messages from a client.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3469-1, DSA-3470-1, DSA-3471-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs808130

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u12fixed
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u23fixed
jessie (security), jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6fixed
stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid1:2.8+dfsg-7fixed
qemu-kvm (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u12fixed
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u23fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.5+dfsg-1low808130
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u5alowDSA-3471-1
qemusourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u12lowDSA-3469-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low
qemu-kvmsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u12lowDSA-3470-1

Notes

[squeeze] - qemu <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
[squeeze] - qemu-kvm <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
Fixed by http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commitdiff;h=4c65fed8bdf96780735dbdb92a8bd0d6b6526cc3 (v2.5.0-rc3)
Issue possibly introduced after http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commitdiff;h=6cec5487990bf3f1f22b3fcb871978255e92ae0d (v0.10.0)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/08/4

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