CVE-2016-2198

NameCVE-2016-2198
DescriptionQEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with the USB EHCI emulation support is vulnerable to a null pointer dereference flaw. It could occur when an application attempts to write to EHCI capabilities registers. A privileged user inside quest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance resulting in DoS.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs813193

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, jessie (security)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6vulnerable
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)1:2.6+dfsg-1low813193
qemusourcesqueeze(not affected)
qemusourcewheezy(not affected)
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue; Can be fixed along with a future DSA)
[wheezy] - qemu <not-affected> (Introduced after v1.2.0)
[squeeze] - qemu <not-affected> (Introduced after v1.2.0)
- qemu-kvm <not-affected> (Introduced after v1.2.0)
Fixed by: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=dff0367cf66f489aa772320fa2937a8cac1ca30d (v2.6.0-rc0)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1301643

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