CVE-2016-4037 Detail

Current Description

The ehci_advance_state function in hw/usb/hcd-ehci.c in QEMU allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a circular split isochronous transfer descriptor (siTD) list, a related issue to CVE-2015-8558.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.0 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/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=1ae3f2f178087711f9591350abad133525ba93f2 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183275.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/183350.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/184209.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/18/3 Mailing List 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/18/6 Mailing List 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/86283 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2974-1 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/msg02691.html Mailing List  Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-04/msg02734.html Mailing List  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4037
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/14/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.