CVE-2016-7161

NameCVE-2016-7161
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in the .receive callback of xlnx.xps-ethernetlite in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on the QEMU host via a large ethlite 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-652-1, DLA-653-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs838850

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)1:2.7+dfsg-1high838850
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u16highDLA-652-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)high
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u16highDLA-653-1

Notes

[jessie] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=a0d1cbdacff5df4ded16b753b38fdd9da6092968 (2.7.0-rc3)
http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/657076/

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