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CVE-2015-6855 Detail

Description

hw/ide/core.c in QEMU does not properly restrict the commands accepted by an ATAPI device, which allows guest users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via certain IDE commands, as demonstrated by a WIN_READ_NATIVE_MAX command to an empty drive, which triggers a divide-by-zero error and instance crash.

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

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


Access Vector (AV): Network
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/168602.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/169036.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/169039.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/169327.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/169341.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/167369.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-10/msg00019.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3361
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3362
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/10/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/09/10/2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76691
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2745-1
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-09/msg02479.html Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-01

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6855
NVD Published Date:
11/06/2015
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017