CVE-2017-8379

NameCVE-2017-8379
DescriptionMemory leak in the keyboard input event handlers support in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption) by rapidly generating large keyboard events.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1497-1
Debian Bugs862289

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
qemusourcejessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u7DLA-1497-1
qemusource(unstable)1:2.8+dfsg-5862289
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[wheezy] - qemu <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - qemu-kvm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixed by: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=fa18f36a461984eae50ab957e47ec78dae3c14fc

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