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CVE-2016-9102 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the v9fs_xattrcreate function in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and QEMU process crash) via a large number of Txattrcreate messages with the same fid number.

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:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=ff55e94d23ae94c8628b0115320157c763eb3e06 Issue Tracking Patch
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/27/15 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/30/6 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93962
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00038.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-10/msg01861.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-11

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9102
NVD Published Date:
12/09/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/01/2018