CVE-2017-5987

NameCVE-2017-5987
DescriptionThe sdhci_sdma_transfer_multi_blocks function in hw/sd/sdhci.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local OS guest privileged users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via vectors involving the transfer mode register during multi block transfer.
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 Bugs855159

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+deb7u20fixed
jessie (security), jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6fixed
qemu-kvm (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u12fixed
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u22fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.8+dfsg-3low855159
qemusourcewheezy(not affected)
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - qemu-kvm <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-02/msg02776.html

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