CVE-2018-20815

NameCVE-2018-20815
DescriptionIn QEMU 3.1.0, load_device_tree in device_tree.c calls the deprecated load_image function, which has a buffer overflow risk.
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-1781-1, DSA-4506-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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+deb8u11fixed
stretch, stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u8fixed
buster1:3.1+dfsg-8~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid1:4.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:3.1+dfsg-7high
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u11highDLA-1781-1
qemusourcestretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u8highDSA-4506-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)high

Notes

https://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commitdiff;h=da885fe1ee8b4589047484bd7fa05a4905b52b17
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/03/27/1

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