CVE-2015-8818 Detail

Current Description

The cpu_physical_memory_write_rom_internal function in exec.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) does not properly skip MMIO regions, which allows local privileged guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via unspecified vectors.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=b242e0e0e2969c044a318e56f7988bbd84de1f63 Issue Tracking  Patch 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2670.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2671.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2704.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2705.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2706.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/01/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/01/10 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1300771 Issue Tracking 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-8818
NVD Published Date:
12/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.