CVE-2016-5403

NameCVE-2016-5403
DescriptionThe virtqueue_pop function in hw/virtio/virtio.c in QEMU allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and QEMU process crash) by submitting requests without waiting for completion.
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-1927-1, DLA-573-1, DLA-574-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs832619

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+deb8u14fixed
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-3.1832619
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u12DLA-1927-1
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u14DLA-573-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u14DLA-574-1

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