CVE-2020-35517

NameCVE-2020-35517
DescriptionA flaw was found in qemu. A host privilege escalation issue was found in the virtio-fs shared file system daemon where a privileged guest user is able to create a device special file in the shared directory and use it to r/w access host devices.
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 severitymedium
Debian Bugs980814

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u9fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u16fixed
buster, buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u8fixed
bullseye1:5.2+dfsg-11fixed
bookworm, sid1:6.1+dfsg-5fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusourcestretch(not affected)
qemusourcebuster(not affected)
qemusource(unstable)1:5.2+dfsg-5980814

Notes

[buster] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[stretch] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2021-01/msg05461.html
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/01/22/1

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