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CVE-2015-7512 Detail

Current 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
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.0 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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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

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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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