CVE-2016-2841 Detail

Current Description

The ne2000_receive function in the NE2000 NIC emulation support (hw/net/ne2000.c) in QEMU before 2.5.1 allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via crafted values for the PSTART and PSTOP registers, involving ring buffer control.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.0 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=415ab35a441eca767d033a2702223e785b9d5190 Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-stable/2016-03/msg00064.html Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/02/8
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84028
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2974-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1303106
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00038.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-02/msg06126.html Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-01

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-2016-2841
NVD Published Date:
06/16/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/01/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.