CVE-2015-8745

LOW

Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support is vulnerable to crash issue. It could occur while reading Interrupt Mask Registers (IMR). A privileged (CAP_SYS_RAWIO) guest user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance resulting in DoS.

References

http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=c6048f849c7e3f009786df76206e895

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3471

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/04/4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/04/7

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79822

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034575

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1270876

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201602-01

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-29

Updated: 2017-11-04

Type: CWE-284

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM