CVE-2017-12809

NameCVE-2017-12809
DescriptionQEMU (aka Quick Emulator), when built with the IDE disk and CD/DVD-ROM Emulator support, allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and QEMU process crash) by flushing an empty CDROM device drive.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3991-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs873849

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)jessie (security), jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4fixed
buster, sid1:2.12+dfsg-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.10.0-1low873849
qemusourcestretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u3lowDSA-3991-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[jessie] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - qemu-kvm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-08/msg01850.html

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