CVE-2021-3748

NameCVE-2021-3748
DescriptionA use-after-free vulnerability was found in the virtio-net device of QEMU. It could occur when the descriptor's address belongs to the non direct access region, due to num_buffers being set after the virtqueue elem has been unmapped. A malicious guest could use this flaw to crash QEMU, resulting in a denial of service condition, or potentially execute code on the host with the privileges of the QEMU process.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-2970-1, DLA-3099-1, DSA-4980-1
Debian Bugs993401

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)buster1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u8vulnerable
buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u9fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u2fixed
bookworm, sid1:7.1+dfsg-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusourcestretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u17DLA-2970-1
qemusourcebuster1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u9DLA-3099-1
qemusourcebullseye1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u1DSA-4980-1
qemusource(unstable)1:6.1+dfsg-6993401

Notes

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1998514
https://gitlab.com/qemu-project/qemu/-/commit/bedd7e93d01961fcb16a97ae45d93acf357e11f6 (v6.2.0-rc0)
When fixing this issue make sure to not open CVE-2022-26353

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