CVE-2016-10155

NameCVE-2016-10155
DescriptionMemory leak in hw/watchdog/wdt_i6300esb.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption and QEMU process crash) via a large number of device unplug operations.
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-1497-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs852232

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6vulnerable
jessie (security)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u7fixed
stretch (security), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4fixed
buster, sid1:2.12+dfsg-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.8+dfsg-2low852232
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u7mediumDLA-1497-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium

Notes

[wheezy] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - qemu-kvm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-12/msg03104.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1415199
Fixed by: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=eb7a20a3616085d46aa6b4b4224e15587ec67e6e

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