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Bug 608036 (CVE-2017-5856)

Summary: <app-emulation/qemu-2.8.0-r1: scsi: megasas: host memory leakage in megasas_handle_dcmd
Product: Gentoo Security Reporter: Agostino Sarubbo <ago>
Component: VulnerabilitiesAssignee: Gentoo Security <security>
Severity: minor CC: qemu+disabled
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa cve]
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on: 608728    
Bug Blocks:    

Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-02-02 13:29:39 UTC
From ${URL} :

Quick Emulator(Qemu) built with the MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 Host Bus Adapter 
emulation support is vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur 
while processing MegaRAID Firmware Interface(MFI) command in 
'megasas_handle_dcmd' routine.

A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to leak host memory 
resulting DoS issue.

Upstream patch:


@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2017-02-16 18:22:58 UTC
Added to an existing GLSA request.
Comment 2 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2017-02-21 00:25:58 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201702-28 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).