CVE-2016-6888

NameCVE-2016-6888
DescriptionInteger overflow in the net_tx_pkt_init function in hw/net/net_tx_pkt.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) via the maximum fragmentation count, which triggers an unchecked multiplication and NULL pointer dereference.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1599-1
Debian Bugs834902

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+deb9u19fixed
buster1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u8fixed
buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u12fixed
bullseye1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u3fixed
bullseye (security)1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u2fixed
bookworm1:7.2+dfsg-7+deb12u6fixed
trixie1:8.2.4+ds-1fixed
sid1:9.0.2+ds-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusourcewheezy(not affected)
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u8DLA-1599-1
qemusource(unstable)1:2.6+dfsg-3.1834902
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy(not affected)
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[wheezy] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, vmxnet3 introduced in 1.5)
[wheezy] - qemu-kvm <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, vmxnet3 introduced in 1.5)
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-08/msg03176.html
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=47882fa4975bf0b58dd74474329fdd7154e8f04c

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