CVE-2020-10702

NameCVE-2020-10702
DescriptionA flaw was found in QEMU in the implementation of the Pointer Authentication (PAuth) support for ARM introduced in version 4.0 and fixed in version 5.0.0. A general failure of the signature generation process caused every PAuth-enforced pointer to be signed with the same signature. A local attacker could obtain the signature of a protected pointer and abuse this flaw to bypass PAuth protection for all programs running on QEMU.
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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+deb8u23fixed
stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u17fixed
stretch (lts), stretch1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u19fixed
buster (security), buster, buster (lts)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(unfixed)end-of-life
qemusourcejessie(not affected)
qemusourcestretch(not affected)
qemusourcebuster(not affected)
qemusource(unstable)1:4.2-5
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[buster] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[stretch] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[jessie] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
- qemu-kvm <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=de0b1bae6461f67243282555475f88b2384a1eb9 (v5.0.0-rc0)

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