CVE-2016-3712

NameCVE-2016-3712
DescriptionInteger overflow in the VGA module in QEMU allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and QEMU process crash) by editing VGA registers in VBE mode.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-539-1, DLA-540-1, DLA-571-1, DSA-3573-1
Debian Bugs823830

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u23fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u17fixed
stretch (lts), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u18fixed
buster1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u8fixed
buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u11fixed
bullseye1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u3fixed
bullseye (security)1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u2fixed
bookworm1:7.2+dfsg-7+deb12u5fixed
sid, trixie1:8.2.1+ds-2fixed
xen (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)4.4.4lts5-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch (lts), stretch4.8.5.final+shim4.10.4-1+deb9u12fixed
buster, buster (security)4.11.4+107-gef32c7afa2-1fixed
bullseye4.14.6-1fixed
bullseye (security)4.14.5+94-ge49571868d-1fixed
bookworm4.17.3+10-g091466ba55-1~deb12u1fixed
trixie4.17.3+10-g091466ba55-1fixed
sid4.17.3+10-g091466ba55-1.1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6a+deb7u13DLA-540-1
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6DSA-3573-1
qemusource(unstable)1:2.6+dfsg-1823830
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u13DLA-539-1
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)
xensourcewheezy4.1.6.lts1-1DLA-571-1
xensource(unstable)4.4.0-1

Notes

[wheezy] - xen <no-dsa> (default configuration not vulnerable)
Xen switched to qemu-system in 4.4.0-1
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-179.html
mitigation: run HVM in stubdomains, PV, default video card not vulnerable, i386-only

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