CVE-2016-7907

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Description

The imx_fec_do_tx function in hw/net/imx_fec.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) does not properly limit the buffer descriptor count when transmitting packets, which allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via vectors involving a buffer descriptor with a length of 0 and crafted values in bd.flags.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-12/msg00140.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/03/1

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/03/4

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93274

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-09/msg05556.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201611-11

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-10-05

Updated: 2020-11-10

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Base Score: 4.4

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 0.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
151383EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.2.2 : qemu-kvm (EulerOS-SA-2021-2166)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
138009EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.6.0 : qemu-kvm (EulerOS-SA-2020-1790)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
99581Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : qemu vulnerabilities (USN-3261-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
97804Fedora 25 : 2:qemu (2017-31b976672b)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
96129openSUSE Security Update : qemu (openSUSE-2016-1504)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
95283SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : qemu (SUSE-SU-2016:2879-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
95018GLSA-201611-11 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical