CVE-2017-15038

NameCVE-2017-15038
DescriptionRace condition in the v9fs_xattrwalk function in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS users to obtain sensitive information from host heap memory via vectors related to reading extended attributes.
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)
ReferencesDLA-1128-1, DLA-1129-1, DLA-1497-1, DSA-4213-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs877890

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6vulnerable
jessie (security)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u8fixed
stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u5fixed
buster1:2.12+dfsg-3fixed
sid1:3.1+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.10.0+dfsg-2low877890
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u7lowDLA-1497-1
qemusourcestretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4lowDSA-4213-1
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u24lowDLA-1129-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u24lowDLA-1128-1

Notes

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-10/msg00729.html

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