CVE-2016-7156

NameCVE-2016-7156
DescriptionThe pvscsi_convert_sglist function in hw/scsi/vmw_pvscsi.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) by leveraging an incorrect cast.
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 Bugs837339

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-3.1837339
qemu-kvmsourcewheezy(not affected)
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[wheezy] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present, introduced after v1.5)
[wheezy] - qemu-kvm <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
Upstream patch: https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-09/msg00772.html
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1373478
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/06/3
Vulnerable code introduced after version 1.5: http://wiki.qemu.org/ChangeLog/1.5

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