CVE-2016-7116

NameCVE-2016-7116
DescriptionDirectory traversal vulnerability in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to access host files outside the export path via a .. (dot dot) in an unspecified string.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-618-1, DLA-619-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs836502

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, jessie (security)1:2.1+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-3.1low836502
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u15lowDLA-618-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u15lowDLA-619-1

Notes

[jessie] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixed by: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=56f101ecce0eafd09e2daf1c4eeb1377d6959261
May as well need: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=fff39a7ad09da07ef490de05c92c91f22f8002f2

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