CVE-2016-9912

NameCVE-2016-9912
DescriptionQuick Emulator (Qemu) built with the Virtio GPU Device emulator support is vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while destroying gpu resource object in 'virtio_gpu_resource_destroy'. A guest user/process could use this flaw to leak host memory bytes, resulting in DoS for a host.
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 Bugs847391

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+deb7u24fixed
jessie (security), jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6fixed
stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid1:2.10.0+dfsg-2fixed
qemu-kvm (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u12fixed
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-1low847391
qemusourcejessie(not affected)
qemusourcewheezy(not affected)
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
- qemu-kvm <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-11/msg05043.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/06/12

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