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CVE-2018-16847 Detail

Current Description

An OOB heap buffer r/w access issue was found in the NVM Express Controller emulation in QEMU. It could occur in nvme_cmb_ops routines in nvme device. A guest user/process could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process resulting in DoS or potentially run arbitrary code with privileges of the QEMU process.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105866 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16847 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2018-11/msg00200.html Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3826-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/11/02/1 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.0.0
 cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:3.1.0:rc0:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:3.1.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16847
NVD Published Date:
11/02/2018
NVD Last Modified:
05/14/2020