Upstream information

CVE-2017-5579 at MITRE

Description

Memory leak in the serial_exit_core function in hw/char/serial.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption and QEMU process crash) via a large number of device unplug operations.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.94 2.33
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local Adjacent Network
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

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1021741 [CONFIRMED], 1022627 [CONFIRMED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • xen >= 4.5.5_06-22.11.2
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.5.5_06_k3.12.69_60.64.32-22.11.2
  • xen-libs >= 4.5.5_06-22.11.2
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.5.5_06-22.11.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2017-297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • xen >= 4.4.4_14-51.1
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.4.4_14-51.1
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.4.4_14_3.0.101_94-51.1
  • xen-kmp-pae >= 4.4.4_14_3.0.101_94-51.1
  • xen-libs >= 4.4.4_14-51.1
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.4.4_14-51.1
  • xen-tools >= 4.4.4_14-51.1
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.4.4_14-51.1
Patchnames:
slessp4-xen-13019
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • xen >= 4.5.5_06-22.11.2
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.5.5_06-22.11.2
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.5.5_06_k3.12.69_60.64.32-22.11.2
  • xen-libs >= 4.5.5_06-22.11.2
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.5.5_06-22.11.2
  • xen-tools >= 4.5.5_06-22.11.2
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.5.5_06-22.11.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2017-297
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • xen >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.4.4_14_k3.12.61_52.66-22.33.1
  • xen-libs >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
  • xen-tools >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2017-299
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • xen >= 4.4.4_14-51.1
  • xen-devel >= 4.4.4_14-51.1
Patchnames:
sdksp4-xen-13019
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • xen >= 4.5.5_06-22.11.2
  • xen-devel >= 4.5.5_06-22.11.2
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2017-297
SUSE Linux Enterprise for SAP 12
  • xen >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
  • xen-doc-html >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
  • xen-kmp-default >= 4.4.4_14_k3.12.61_52.66-22.33.1
  • xen-libs >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
  • xen-libs-32bit >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
  • xen-tools >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
  • xen-tools-domU >= 4.4.4_14-22.33.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-2017-299

List of packages in QA

Product(s) Package(s)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP2
  • qemu >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-curl >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-curl-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-debugsource >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-ipxe >= 1.0.0-41.16.1
  • qemu-kvm >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-seabios >= 1.9.1-41.16.1
  • qemu-sgabios >= 8-41.16.1
  • qemu-tools >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-tools-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-vgabios >= 1.9.1-41.16.1
  • qemu-x86 >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • qemu >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-arm >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-arm-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-curl >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-curl-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-rbd >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-ssh >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-ssh-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-debugsource >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-guest-agent >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-ipxe >= 1.0.0-41.16.1
  • qemu-kvm >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-lang >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-ppc >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-ppc-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-s390 >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-s390-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-seabios >= 1.9.1-41.16.1
  • qemu-sgabios >= 8-41.16.1
  • qemu-tools >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-tools-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-vgabios >= 1.9.1-41.16.1
  • qemu-x86 >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2
  • qemu >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-arm >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-arm-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-curl >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-curl-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-rbd >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-rbd-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-ssh >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-block-ssh-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-debugsource >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-guest-agent >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-guest-agent-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-ipxe >= 1.0.0-41.16.1
  • qemu-lang >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-tools >= 2.6.2-41.16.1
  • qemu-tools-debuginfo >= 2.6.2-41.16.1