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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      Last Modified:  09/08/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14167
Original release date:
09/08/2017
Last revised:
12/15/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
8.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
6.0
Exploitability Score:
2.0
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3991 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3991
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/09/07/2 Mailing List; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20170907 CVE-2017-14167 Qemu: i386: multiboot OOB access while loading guest kernel image
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100694 External Source BID 100694
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3368 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:3368
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3369 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:3369
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3466 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:3466
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3470 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:3470
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3471 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:3471
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3472 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:3472
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3473 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:3473
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3474 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:3474
https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-09/msg01032.html Mailing List; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [qemu-devel] 20170905 [PATCH] multiboot: validate multiboot header address values

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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