CVE-2016-2841

NameCVE-2016-2841
DescriptionThe ne2000_receive function in the NE2000 NIC emulation support (hw/net/ne2000.c) in QEMU before 2.5.1 allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via crafted values for the PSTART and PSTOP registers, involving ring buffer control.
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 Bugs817181

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+deb7u24vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6vulnerable
stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid1:2.10.0+dfsg-2fixed
qemu-kvm (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u12vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u24vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.6+dfsg-1low817181
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[jessie] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - qemu-kvm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=415ab35a441eca767d033a2702223e785b9d5190 (v2.6.0-rc0)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1303106
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/02/8

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