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CVE-2016-8577 Detail

Description

Memory leak in the v9fs_read function in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors related to an I/O read operation.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/04/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.0 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.0
Exploitability Score: 1.5


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): High
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=e95c9a493a5a8d6f969e86c9f19f80ffe6587e19 Patch
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-12/msg00140.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/10/13 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/10/7 Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93473 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-11

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8577
NVD Published Date:
11/04/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017