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CVE-2017-5973 Detail

Current Description

The xhci_kick_epctx function in hw/usb/hcd-xhci.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via vectors related to control transfer descriptor sequence.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.qemu-project.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=f89b60f6e5fee3923bedf80e82b4e5efc1bb156b Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/13/11 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96220 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2392
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2408
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1421626 Issue Tracking Patch
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00007.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-02/msg01101.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201704-01

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') (CWE-835)

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-2017-5973
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019