DescriptionQEMU (aka Quick Emulator), when built with the VGA display emulator support, allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and QEMU process crash) via vectors involving display update.
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)
NVD severitylow
Debian Bugs873851

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u9fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u16fixed
buster, buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u8fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid1:6.2+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[jessie] - qemu <ignored> (Minor issue, root DoS, too complex to backport)
[wheezy] - qemu <postponed> (Can be fixed along in a future DSA)
[wheezy] - qemu-kvm <postponed> (Can be fixed along in a future DSA)
Fixed by;a=commit;h=3d90c6254863693a6b13d918d2b8682e08bbc681
CentOS7 has a backport/upgrade(?) for their frankenstein version

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