CVE-2018-20815

Priority
Description
In QEMU 3.1.0, load_device_tree in device_tree.c calls the deprecated
load_image function, which has a buffer overflow risk.
Ubuntu-Description
Kurtis Miller discovered that a buffer overflow existed in QEMU when
loading a device tree blob. A local attacker could use this to execute
arbitrary code.
Notes
Package
Source: qemu (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (91:3.1+dfsg-7)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.46)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.38)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):released (1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.13)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):released (1:3.1+dfsg-2ubuntu4)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):released (1:3.1+dfsg-2ubuntu4)
Patches:
Upstream:https://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=da885fe1ee8b4589047484bd7fa05a4905b52b17
Package
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):needs-triage
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):DNE
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):DNE
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):DNE
More Information

Updated: 2020-01-29 18:54:27 UTC (commit 40f18bf14da5fb50662e1f861ea594a462b207fe)