CVE-2016-2857

NameCVE-2016-2857
DescriptionThe net_checksum_calculate function in net/checksum.c in QEMU allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap read and crash) via the payload length in a crafted packet.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-573-1, DLA-574-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs817182

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+deb7u23fixed
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+deb7u23fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.6+dfsg-1low817182
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u14lowDLA-573-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u14lowDLA-574-1

Notes

[jessie] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=362786f14a753d8a5256ef97d7c10ed576d6572b (v2.6.0-rc0)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1296567
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/03/9

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