CVE-2019-14835

NameCVE-2019-14835
DescriptionA buffer overflow flaw was found, in versions from 2.6.34 to 5.2.x, in the way Linux kernel's vhost functionality that translates virtqueue buffers to IOVs, logged the buffer descriptors during migration. A privileged guest user able to pass descriptors with invalid length to the host when migration is underway, could use this flaw to increase their privileges on the host.
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-1930-1, DLA-1940-1, DSA-4531-1
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux (PTS)jessie3.16.56-1+deb8u1vulnerable
jessie (security)3.16.76-1fixed
stretch4.9.189-3vulnerable
stretch (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u2fixed
buster4.19.67-2+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)4.19.67-2+deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid5.3.9-3fixed
linux-4.9 (PTS)jessie (security)4.9.189-3+deb9u2~deb8u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linuxsource(unstable)5.2.17-1
linuxsourcebuster4.19.67-2+deb10u1DSA-4531-1
linuxsourcejessie3.16.74-1DLA-1930-1
linuxsourcestretch4.9.189-3+deb9u1DSA-4531-1
linux-4.9sourcejessie4.9.189-3+deb9u1~deb8u1DLA-1940-1

Notes

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/09/17/1
https://git.kernel.org/linus/060423bfdee3f8bc6e2c1bac97de24d5415e2bc4

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