CVE-2013-2016 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in the way qemu v1.3.0 and later (virtio-rng) validates addresses when guest accesses the config space of a virtio device. If the virtio device has zero/small sized config space, such as virtio-rng, a privileged guest user could use this flaw to access the matching host's qemu address space and thus increase their privileges on the host.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2014-05/msg00002.html Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/29/5 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/04/29/6 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/59541 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2013-2016 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2013-2016 Exploit  Issue Tracking 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/83850 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/qemu/qemu/commit/5f5a1318653c08e435cfa52f60b6a712815b659d Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2013-2016 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2016
NVD Published Date:
12/30/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/17/2020
Source:
MITRE