National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2016-8909 Detail

Description

The intel_hda_xfer function in hw/audio/intel-hda.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via an entry with the same value for buffer length and pointer position.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/04/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8909
Original release date:
11/04/2016
Last revised:
01/04/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.0 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
4.0
Exploitability Score:
1.5
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
1.9 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-12/msg00140.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:3237
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/24/1 Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20161024 CVE request Qemu: audio: intel-hda: infinite loop in processing dma buffer stream
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/24/4 Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20161024 Re: CVE request Qemu: audio: intel-hda: infinite loop in processing dma buffer stream
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93842 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 93842
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2392 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:2392
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2408 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:2408
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-10/msg04682.html Patch External Source MLIST [qemu-devel] 20161020 [PATCH] audio: intel-hda: check stream entry count during transfer
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-11 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201611-11

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

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

Denotes Vulnerable Software
Are we missing a CPE here? Please let us know.

Change History 7 change records found - show changes