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CVE-2015-7512 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in the pcnet_receive function in hw/net/pcnet.c in QEMU, when a guest NIC has a larger MTU, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or execute arbitrary code via a large packet.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/08/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.0 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 6.0
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=8b98a2f07175d46c3f7217639bd5e03f
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2694.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2695.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2696.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3469
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3470
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3471
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/30/3
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/78230
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034527
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-01

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
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cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7512
NVD Published Date:
01/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018