Upstream information

CVE-2016-9914 at MITRE

Description

Memory leak in hw/9pfs/9p.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 FileOperations.

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 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1014110 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1014311 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under Long Term Service Pack support and receiving important and critical security fixes.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL qemu Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-BCL xen Affected
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 qemu Already fixed
SUSE CaaS Platform 3.0 qemu Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 qemu Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 xen Not affected
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 Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 qemu Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service 11 SP3 qemu Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Service Image Server 12 SP2 qemu Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kvm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3-LTSS kvm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 kvm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 qemu Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS kvm Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4-LTSS 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 SP1-LTSS qemu Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1-LTSS 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-ESPOS qemu Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-ESPOS xen Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS qemu Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2-LTSS xen Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 qemu Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-BCL qemu Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-ESPOS qemu Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3-LTSS qemu Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 qemu Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 qemu Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 qemu Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 qemu Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 qemu Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for the Raspberry Pi 12 SP2 qemu Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 qemu Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1 xen Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP2 xen Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 qemu Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 xen Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 qemu Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 qemu Already fixed
SUSE Studio Onsite 1.3 qemu Not affected


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Dec 7 02:30:39 2016
CVE page last modified: Tue Jan 17 17:14:05 2023