Alpaquita Linux
Security Advisory

CVE-2017-5578

Published: August 31, 2023Last modified: August 31, 2023

Description

Memory leak in the virtio_gpu_resource_attach_backing function in hw/display/virtio-gpu.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption) via a large number of VIRTIO_GPU_CMD_RESOURCE_ATTACH_BACKING commands.

Severity score breakdown

ParameterValue
Base score6.5
Attack VectorLOCAL
Attack complexityLOW
Privileges requiredLOW
User interactionNONE
ScopeCHANGED
ConfidentialityNONE
Integrity impactNONE
Availability impactHIGH
VectorCVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H

Status

ProductReleasePackageStatus
Alpaquita Linux23 LTSqemuNot affected (7.1.0-r4)
StreamqemuNot affected (8.0.4-r0)

References

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