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CVE-2016-6836 Detail

Current Description

The vmxnet3_complete_packet function in hw/net/vmxnet3.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information by leveraging failure to initialize the txcq_descr object.

Source:  MITRE
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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:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=fdda170e50b8af062cf5741e12c4fb5e57a2eacf Issue Tracking Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/11/5 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/18/5 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92444 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00038.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-08/msg02108.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-01

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:qemu:qemu:-
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6836
NVD Published Date:
12/09/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/01/2018