CVE-2014-0055

MEDIUM

Description

The get_rx_bufs function in drivers/vhost/net.c in the vhost-net subsystem in the Linux kernel package before 2.6.32-431.11.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 does not properly handle vhost_get_vq_desc errors, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via unspecified vectors.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0328.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0339.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/59386

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66441

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1062577

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-03-26

Updated: 2019-04-22

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 5.1

Severity: MEDIUM