CVE-2016-2538

NameCVE-2016-2538
DescriptionMultiple integer overflows in the USB Net device emulator (hw/usb/dev-network.c) in QEMU before 2.5.1 allow local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or obtain sensitive host memory information via a remote NDIS control message packet that is mishandled in the (1) rndis_query_response, (2) rndis_set_response, or (3) usb_net_handle_dataout function.
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 Bugs815680

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u12vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u23vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie1:2.1+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+deb7u12vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u23vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.6+dfsg-1low815680
qemusourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low
qemu-kvmsourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

[jessie] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - qemu <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
[wheezy] - qemu-kvm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - qemu-kvm <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-02/msg03658.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1303120
Upstream commit: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=fe3c546c5ff2a6210f9a4d8561cc64051ca8603e (v2.6.0-rc0)
Introduced by: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=6c9f886ceae5b998dc2b9af2bf77666941689bce (v0.10.0)
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/02/22/3

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