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CVE-2017-5579 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the serial_exit_core function in hw/char/serial.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (host memory consumption and QEMU process crash) via a large number of device unplug operations.

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-project.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=8409dc884a201bf74b30a9d232b6bbdd00cb7e2b Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/24/8 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/25/3 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95780 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2392
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2408
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00007.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-28

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-772 Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime 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-2017-5579
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019