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CVE-2014-3672 Detail

Current Description

The qemu implementation in libvirt before 1.3.0 and Xen allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host disk consumption) by writing to stdout or stderr.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/25/2016
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.0
Exploitability Score: 2.0


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/24/5 Mailing List
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinjul2016-3090546.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035945 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-180.html Vendor Advisory
https://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=0d968ad715475a1660779bcdd2c5b38ad63db4cf Vendor Advisory
https://libvirt.org/news-2015.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Uncontrolled Resource Consumption ('Resource Exhaustion') (CWE-400)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:libvirt:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.2.21

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-3672
NVD Published Date:
05/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017