CVE-2016-4002 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the mipsnet_receive function in hw/net/mipsnet.c in QEMU, when the guest NIC is configured to accept large packets, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and QEMU crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a packet larger than 1514 bytes.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183275.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/183350.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/184209.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/11/6 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/12/7 Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85992 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2974-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1326082 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00038.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-04/msg01131.html Mailing List  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-01 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4002
NVD Published Date:
04/26/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/14/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.