National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2016-9846 Detail

Current Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with the Virtio GPU Device emulator support is vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while updating the cursor data in update_cursor_data_virgl. A guest user/process could use this flaw to leak host memory bytes, resulting in DoS for a host.

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H

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
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/18 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/23 Mailing List Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94765 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-11/msg00029.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-49

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9846
NVD Published Date:
12/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017