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CVE-2016-9916 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in hw/9pfs/9p-proxy.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) by leveraging a missing cleanup operation in the proxy backend.

Source:  MITRE
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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=898ae90a44551d25b8e956fd87372d303c82fe68 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.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00007.html
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 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-2016-9916
NVD Published Date:
12/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2018