CVE-2017-9373

NameCVE-2017-9373
DescriptionMemory leak in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator), when built with IDE AHCI Emulation support, allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by repeatedly hot-unplugging the AHCI device.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3920-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs864216

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u12vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u23vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6vulnerable
stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6vulnerable
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u2fixed
buster1:2.8+dfsg-7fixed
sid1:2.10.0+dfsg-1fixed
qemu-kvm (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u12vulnerable
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u23vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.8+dfsg-7low864216
qemusourcestretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u1lowDSA-3920-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)low

Notes

[wheezy] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - qemu-kvm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixed by: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commitdiff;h=d68f0f778e7f4fbd674627274267f269e40f0b04

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