CVE-2016-7994

NameCVE-2016-7994
DescriptionMemory leak in the virtio_gpu_resource_create_2d function in hw/display/virtio-gpu.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of VIRTIO_GPU_CMD_RESOURCE_CREATE_2D commands.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs840228

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u12fixed
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u23fixed
jessie, jessie (security)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6fixed
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+deb7u12fixed
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)1:2.8+dfsg-1low840228
qemusourcejessie(not affected)
qemusourcewheezy(not affected)
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 2.4.0-rc0)
[wheezy] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 2.4.0-rc0)
- qemu-kvm <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in 2.4.0-rc0)
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-09/msg04129.html

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