Bug 1514148 (CVE-2017-16845) - CVE-2017-16845 Qemu: ps2: information leakage via post_load routine
Summary: CVE-2017-16845 Qemu: ps2: information leakage via post_load routine
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-16845
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1514149 1514150
Blocks: 1486950
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-11-16 17:57 UTC by Prasad J Pandit
Modified: 2019-06-08 22:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:31:07 UTC


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Description Prasad J Pandit 2017-11-16 17:57:02 UTC
Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the PS/2 keyboard and mouse emulation
support along with the migration feature enabled is vulnerable to an
information leakage flaw. It could occur while loading a migrated
snapshot on the destination host in PS2 post_load routine.

A privileged user could use this flaw to leak destination host memory
bytes.

Upstream patch:
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  -> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2018-01/msg06643.html

Reference:
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  -> http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/17/1

Comment 1 Prasad J Pandit 2017-11-16 17:57:38 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: Cyrille Chatras (Orange.com)

Comment 2 Prasad J Pandit 2017-11-16 17:58:53 UTC
Created qemu tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1514150]


Created xen tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1514149]


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