Descriptionm_cat in slirp/mbuf.c in Qemu has a heap-based buffer overflow via incoming fragmented datagrams.
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 severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs901017

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+deb8u10vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u5vulnerable
buster, sid1:3.1+dfsg-7fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue, pending for stable point update)
[jessie] - qemu <postponed> (Minor issue, wait until more severe issues are around);a=commit;h=864036e251f54c99d31df124aad7f34f01f5344c

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