CVE-2014-9718 Detail

Current Description

The (1) BMDMA and (2) AHCI HBA interfaces in the IDE functionality in QEMU 1.0 through 2.1.3 have multiple interpretations of a function's return value, which allows guest OS users to cause a host OS denial of service (memory consumption or infinite loop, and system crash) via a PRDT with zero complete sectors, related to the bmdma_prepare_buf and ahci_dma_prepare_buf functions.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=3251bdcf1c67427d964517053c3d185b46e618e8
http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/04/20/7
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3259
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/73316

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9718
NVD Published Date:
04/21/2015
NVD Last Modified:
06/23/2016
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.