Bug 1325884 (CVE-2016-4001) - CVE-2016-4001 Qemu: net: buffer overflow in stellaris_enet emulator
Summary: CVE-2016-4001 Qemu: net: buffer overflow in stellaris_enet emulator
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-4001
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1325885 1325886
Blocks: 1310508
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Reported: 2016-04-11 12:20 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2019-06-08 21:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 02:50:29 UTC


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Description Prasad J Pandit 2016-04-11 12:20:53 UTC
Qemu emulator built with the Luminary Micro Stellaris Ethernet Controller
is vulnerable to a buffer overflow issue. It could occur while receiving
network packets in stellaris_enet_receive(), if the guest NIC is configured
to accept large(MTU) packets.

A remote user/process could use this flaw to crash the Qemu process on a host,
resulting in DoS.

Upstream patch:
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  -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-04/msg01334.html

Reference:
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  -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/11/4

Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2016-04-11 12:21:01 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: Oleksandr Bazhaniuk of Advanced Threat Research team at Intel Inc.

Comment 2 Prasad J Pandit 2016-04-11 12:22:30 UTC
Created xen tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1325886]

Comment 3 Prasad J Pandit 2016-04-11 12:22:48 UTC
Created qemu tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1325885]

Comment 4 Prasad J Pandit 2016-04-12 10:26:13 UTC
Statement:

This has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently
planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer
to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle:
https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

Comment 5 Andrej Nemec 2016-04-12 12:11:26 UTC
CVE assignment:

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q2/61

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2016-04-30 00:25:03 UTC
xen-4.5.3-2.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2016-05-01 00:22:00 UTC
xen-4.5.3-2.fc22 has been pushed to the Fedora 22 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2016-05-07 12:04:20 UTC
xen-4.6.1-6.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2016-05-15 05:26:42 UTC
qemu-2.4.1-9.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2016-05-20 23:48:57 UTC
qemu-2.3.1-14.fc22 has been pushed to the Fedora 22 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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