CVE-2017-5973

NameCVE-2017-5973
DescriptionThe xhci_kick_epctx function in hw/usb/hcd-xhci.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via vectors related to control transfer descriptor sequence.
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-1497-1, DLA-842-1, DLA-845-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs855611

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+deb8u7fixed
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)1:2.8+dfsg-3low855611
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u7lowDLA-1497-1
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u20lowDLA-845-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u20lowDLA-842-1

Notes

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-02/msg01101.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/13/11

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