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CVE-2016-2198 Detail

Current Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with the USB EHCI emulation support is vulnerable to a null pointer dereference flaw. It could occur when an application attempts to write to EHCI capabilities registers. A privileged user inside quest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance resulting in DoS.

Source:  MITRE
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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://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/29/6 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/30/2 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1301643 Issue Tracking
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00007.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-01/msg05899.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-01

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-476 NULL Pointer Dereference 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-2016-2198
NVD Published Date:
12/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2018