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Vulnerability of QEMU: assertion error via eth_get_gso_type

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker, inside a guest system, can force an assertion error via eth_get_gso_type() of QEMU, in order to trigger a denial of service on the host system.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, openSUSE Leap, QEMU, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this threat: 1/4.
Creation date: 02/11/2020.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2020-27617, DLA-2469-1, K41142448, openSUSE-SU-2021:0600-1, SUSE-SU-2021:1240-1, SUSE-SU-2021:1241-1, SUSE-SU-2021:1242-1, SUSE-SU-2021:1243-1, SUSE-SU-2021:1244-1, SUSE-SU-2021:1245-1, SUSE-SU-2021:1305-1, USN-4650-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-33758.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker, inside a guest system, can force an assertion error via eth_get_gso_type() of QEMU, in order to trigger a denial of service on the host system.
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This threat announce impacts software or systems such as Debian, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, openSUSE Leap, QEMU, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity alert is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security alert.

Solutions for this threat 

QEMU: patch for eth_get_gso_type.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Debian 9: new qemu packages (30/11/2020).
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: qemu 1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u12

F5 BIG-IP: solution for QEMU.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

openSUSE Leap 15.2: new qemu packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.2: qemu 4.2.1-lp152.9.12.1

SUSE LE 12 SP2: new qemu packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: qemu 2.6.2-41.62.1

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new qemu packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: qemu 2.9.1-6.47.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new qemu packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: qemu 2.11.2-5.29.1

SUSE LE 12 SP5: new qemu packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP5: qemu 3.1.1.1-48.2

SUSE LE 15 RTM: new qemu packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: qemu 2.11.2-9.43.1

SUSE LE 15 SP1: new qemu packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: qemu 3.1.1.1-9.24.3

SUSE LE 15 SP2: new qemu packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 SP2: qemu 4.2.1-11.16.3

Ubuntu: new qemu packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: qemu 1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.48
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: qemu 1:2.11+dfsg-1ubuntu7.34
  Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: qemu 1:4.2-3ubuntu6.10
  Ubuntu 20.10: qemu 1:5.0-5ubuntu9.2
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