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CVE-2016-2538 Detail

Current Description

Multiple integer overflows in the USB Net device emulator (hw/usb/dev-network.c) in QEMU before 2.5.1 allow local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or obtain sensitive host memory information via a remote NDIS control message packet that is mishandled in the (1) rndis_query_response, (2) rndis_set_response, or (3) usb_net_handle_dataout function.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=fe3c546c5ff2a6210f9a4d8561cc64051ca8603e
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-stable/2016-03/msg00064.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/02/22/3
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83336
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2974-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1303120
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00038.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-02/msg03658.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-01

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.5.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2538
NVD Published Date:
06/16/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/01/2018