CVE-2014-7840 Detail

Current Description

The host_from_stream_offset function in arch_init.c in QEMU, when loading RAM during migration, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) offset or (2) length value in savevm data.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=0be839a2701369f669532ea5884c15bead1c6e08 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0349.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0624.html Third Party Advisory 
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.emulators.qemu/306117 Broken Link 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1163075 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99194 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-7840
NVD Published Date:
12/12/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/11/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.