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CVE-2017-14167 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in the load_multiboot function in hw/i386/multiboot.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host via crafted multiboot header address values, which trigger an out-of-bounds write.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 6.0
Exploitability Score: 2.0


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3991
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/09/07/2 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100694
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3368
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3369
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3466
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3470
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3471
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3472
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3473
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3474
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00007.html
https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-09/msg01032.html Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3575-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE-190)
  • Out-of-bounds Write (CWE-787)

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-2017-14167
NVD Published Date:
09/08/2017
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2018