Upstream information

CVE-2016-9916 at MITRE

Description

Memory leak in hw/9pfs/9p-proxy.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local privileged guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption and possibly QEMU process crash) by leveraging a missing cleanup operation in the proxy backend.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.9 1.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None Single
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Complete Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.5
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1014110 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1014311 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 qemu Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 qemu Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11 SP3 qemu Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 qemu Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kvm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 qemu Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 qemu Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 for Raspberry PI qemu Released
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 qemu Not affected