CVE-2017-8284

NameCVE-2017-8284
DescriptionThe disas_insn function in target/i386/translate.c in QEMU before 2.9.0, when TCG mode without hardware acceleration is used, does not limit the instruction size, which allows local users to gain privileges by creating a modified basic block that injects code into a setuid program, as demonstrated by procmail. NOTE: the vendor has stated "this bug does not violate any security guarantees QEMU makes.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u23vulnerable
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u17vulnerable
stretch (lts), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u19vulnerable
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
sid1:9.0.1+ds-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)1:2.10.0-1unimportant
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=30663fd26c0307e414622c7a8607fbc04f92ec14
qemu issue without security implication per upstream

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