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CVE-2016-5338 Detail

Current Description

The (1) esp_reg_read and (2) esp_reg_write functions in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU allow local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the QEMU host via vectors related to the information transfer buffer.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=ff589551c8e8e9e95e211b9d8daafb4ed39f1aec Issue Tracking Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/07/3 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/08/14 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91079
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3047-1 Third Party Advisory
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3047-2 Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00038.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-06/msg01507.html Mailing List Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-01

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5338
NVD Published Date:
06/14/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/01/2018