CVE-2016-9913 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the v9fs_device_unrealize_common function in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local privileged guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption and possibly QEMU process crash) via vectors involving the order of resource cleanup.


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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


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=4774718e5c194026ba5ee7a28d9be49be3080e42 Issue Tracking  Patch 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/06/11 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/08/7 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94729 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-11/msg03278.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-49

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9913
NVD Published Date:
12/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017
Source:
MITRE