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CVE-2015-5225 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the vnc_refresh_server_surface function in the VNC display driver in QEMU before 2.4.0.1 allows guest users to cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption and process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host via unspecified vectors, related to refreshing the server display surface.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/06/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/169039.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/165484.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/166798.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1772.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1837.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3348
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/21/6
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76506
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033547
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-08/msg02495.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-09/msg05832.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-01

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.4.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5225
NVD Published Date:
11/06/2015
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017