CVE-2016-7994

LOW

Description

Memory leak in the virtio_gpu_resource_create_2d function in hw/display/virtio-gpu.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large number of VIRTIO_GPU_CMD_RESOURCE_CREATE_2D commands.

References

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

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/07/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/10/08/3

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93453

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-09/msg04083.html

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-10

Updated: 2017-07-01

Type: CWE-399

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: 6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/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