CVE-2016-4964

MEDIUM

Description

The mptsas_fetch_requests function in hw/scsi/mptsas.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, and CPU consumption or QEMU process crash) via vectors involving s->state.

References

http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=06630554ccbdd25780aa03c3548aaff1eb56dffd

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/24/4

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/24/7

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-05/msg04027.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-01

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-10

Updated: 2020-10-15

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 4

Exploitability Score: 1.5

Severity: MEDIUM