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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1599-1, DLA-573-1, DLA-574-1
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs817182

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+deb8u13fixed
stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u8fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u9fixed
buster1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u3fixed
buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u4fixed
bullseye, sid1:4.2-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.6+dfsg-1817182
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u8DLA-1599-1
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u14DLA-573-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u14DLA-574-1

Notes

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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