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CVE-2015-3456 Detail

Current Description

The Floppy Disk Controller (FDC) in QEMU, as used in Xen 4.5.x and earlier and KVM, allows local guest users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and guest crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via the (1) FD_CMD_READ_ID, (2) FD_CMD_DRIVE_SPECIFICATION_COMMAND, or other unspecified commands, aka VENOM.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Though the VENOM vulnerability is also agnostic of the guest operating system, an attacker (or an attacker’s malware) would need to have administrative or root privileges in the guest operating system in order to exploit VENOM

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commitdiff;h=e907746266721f305d67bc0718795fedee2e824c
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10693
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-May/158072.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-05/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-05/msg00013.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-05/msg00014.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-05/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-05/msg00019.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-05/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-05/msg00042.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-06/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-08/msg00021.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143229451215900&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143387998230996&w=2
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0998.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0999.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1000.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1001.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1002.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1003.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1004.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1011.html
http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX201078
http://venom.crowdstrike.com/
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3259
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3262
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3274
http://www.fortiguard.com/advisory/2015-05-19-cve-2015-3456-venom-vulnerability
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74640
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032306
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032311
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032917
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2608-1
http://www1.huawei.com/en/security/psirt/security-bulletins/security-advisories/hw-438937.htm
http://xenbits.xen.org/xsa/advisory-133.html
https://access.redhat.com/articles/1444903
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa95
https://kb.juniper.net/JSA10783
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10118
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-01
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-03
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-27
https://securityblog.redhat.com/2015/05/13/venom-dont-get-bitten/
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/venom
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/37053/
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3456.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.3.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:enterprise_virtualization:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:openstack:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:openstack:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:openstack:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:openstack:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:xen:xen:4.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-3456
NVD Published Date:
05/13/2015
NVD Last Modified:
04/22/2019