CVE-2016-9106

NameCVE-2016-9106
DescriptionMemory leak in the v9fs_write function in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by leveraging failure to free an IO vector.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-689-1, DLA-698-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs842463

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+deb7u24fixed
jessie (security), jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid1:2.10.0+dfsg-2fixed
qemu-kvm (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u12vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u24fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.8+dfsg-1low842463
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u18lowDLA-698-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u18lowDLA-689-1

Notes

[jessie] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-10/msg02623.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/28/4
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=fdfcc9aeea1492f4b819a24c94dfb678145b1bf9

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