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CVE-2007-6227 Detail

Description

QEMU 0.9.0 allows local users of a Windows XP SP2 guest operating system to overwrite the TranslationBlock (code_gen_buffer) buffer, and probably have unspecified other impacts related to an "overflow," via certain Windows executable programs, as demonstrated by qemu-dos.com.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/04/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-6227
Original release date:
12/04/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (12/11/2007)

Xen and KVM, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 by default use only peripheral device emulation of QEMU and are therefore not vulnerable to this issue.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:162 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:162
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/484429/100/0/threaded Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20071130 QEMU code_gen_buffer overflow POC
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26666 External Source BID 26666
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38806 External Source XF qemu-translationblock-dos(38806)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:0.9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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