Upstream information

CVE-2017-7493 at MITRE

Description

Quick Emulator (Qemu) built with the VirtFS, host directory sharing via Plan 9 File System(9pfs) support, is vulnerable to an improper access control issue. It could occur while accessing virtfs metadata files in mapped-file security mode. A guest user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges inside guest.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.64
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1039495

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

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