Bug 1970491 (CVE-2021-3594) - CVE-2021-3594 QEMU: slirp: invalid pointer initialization may lead to information disclosure (udp)
Summary: CVE-2021-3594 QEMU: slirp: invalid pointer initialization may lead to informa...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2021-3594
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1970853 1970857 1970858 1970852 1970854 1970855 1970856 1970859 1972248 1972251 1972252
Blocks: 1969478 1970557
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Reported: 2021-06-10 14:57 UTC by Mauro Matteo Cascella
Modified: 2021-08-04 07:51 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: libslirp 4.6.0
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An invalid pointer initialization issue was found in the SLiRP networking implementation of QEMU. The flaw exists in the udp_input() function and could occur while processing a udp packet that is smaller than the size of the 'udphdr' structure. This issue may lead to out-of-bounds read access or indirect host memory disclosure to the guest. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality.
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Description Mauro Matteo Cascella 2021-06-10 14:57:32 UTC
An invalid pointer initialization issue was found in the SLiRP networking implementation of QEMU. The function udp_input() handles requests for the udp protocol from the guest. While processing a udp packet that is smaller than the size of the udphdr structure it uses memory from outside the working mbuf buffer. This issue may lead to out of bound read access or indirect memory disclosure to the guest.

Upstream commits:
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/slirp/libslirp/-/commit/93e645e7
https://gitlab.freedesktop.org/slirp/libslirp/-/commit/74572be4

Comment 5 Mauro Matteo Cascella 2021-06-15 13:51:37 UTC
Created libslirp tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1972251]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1972252]


Created qemu tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1972248]


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