CVE-2021-3735

NameCVE-2021-3735
DescriptionA deadlock issue was found in the AHCI controller device of QEMU. It occurs on a software reset (ahci_reset_port) while handling a host-to-device Register FIS (Frame Information Structure) packet from the guest. A privileged user inside the guest could use this flaw to hang the QEMU process on the host, resulting in a denial of service condition. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs1014767

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+deb10u8vulnerable
buster (security)1:3.1+dfsg-8+deb10u12vulnerable
bullseye1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u3vulnerable
bullseye (security)1:5.2+dfsg-11+deb11u2vulnerable
bookworm1:7.2+dfsg-7+deb12u6vulnerable
trixie1:8.2.4+ds-1vulnerable
sid1:9.0.2+ds-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qemusource(unstable)(unfixed)1014767

Notes

[bookworm] - qemu <postponed> (Minor issue, revisit when fixed upstream)
[bullseye] - qemu <postponed> (Minor issue, revisit when fixed upstream)
[buster] - qemu <postponed> (Minor issue, waiting for patch)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1997184
No upstream patch as of 2023-03-09
[stretch] - qemu <postponed> (Minor issue, waiting for patch)
[jessie] - qemu <postponed> (Minor issue, waiting for patch)

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