CVE-2015-8556

NameCVE-2015-8556
DescriptionLocal privilege escalation vulnerability in the Gentoo QEMU package before 2.5.0-r1.
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

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
qemusource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- qemu <not-affected> (Issue specific to virtfs-proxy-helper in Gentoo installed suid)
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/12/14/5

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