CVE-2020-17380

NameCVE-2020-17380
DescriptionA heap-based buffer overflow was found in QEMU through 5.0.0 in the SDHCI device emulation support. It could occur while doing a multi block SDMA transfer via the sdhci_sdma_transfer_multi_blocks() routine in hw/sd/sdhci.c. A guest user or process could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process on the host, resulting in a denial of service condition, or potentially execute arbitrary code with privileges of the QEMU process on the host.
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ReferencesDLA-2623-1
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs970937

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u9vulnerable
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u14fixed
buster, buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u8vulnerable
bullseye1:5.2+dfsg-9vulnerable
sid1:5.2+dfsg-10fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusourcestretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u14DLA-2623-1
qemusource(unstable)1:5.2+dfsg-10970937

Notes

[buster] - qemu <postponed> (Minor issue, fix along in future DSA)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1862167
https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2020-09/msg01175.html
https://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commitdiff;h=dfba99f17feb6d4a129da19d38df1bcd8579d1c3
possible duplicate of CVE-2020-25085, see RH bug

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