CVE-2016-0749

NameCVE-2016-0749
DescriptionA memory allocation flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was found in spice's smartcard interaction, which runs under the QEMU-KVM context on the host. A user connecting to a guest VM using spice could potentially use this flaw to crash the QEMU-KVM process or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the host's QEMU-KVM process.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3596-1
Debian Bugs826585

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
spice (PTS)buster, buster (security)0.14.0-1.3+deb10u1fixed
bullseye0.14.3-2.1fixed
bookworm, sid0.15.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
spicesourcewheezy(not affected)
spicesourcejessie0.12.5-1+deb8u3DSA-3596-1
spicesource(unstable)0.12.6-4.1826585

Notes

[wheezy] - spice <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present. Configured with --disable-smartcard)

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