CVE-2016-9602

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Description

Qemu before version 2.9 is vulnerable to an improper link following when built with the VirtFS. A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to access host file system beyond the shared folder and potentially escalating their privileges on a host.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/17/12

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95461

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037604

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-9602

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00007.html

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-01/msg06225.html

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-02/msg04347.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201704-01

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-04-26

Updated: 2019-10-09

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (16 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
137489EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : qemu-kvm (EulerOS-SA-2020-1647)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
124947EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : qemu (EulerOS-SA-2019-1444)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
124908EulerOS Virtualization for ARM 64 3.0.1.0 : qemu-kvm (EulerOS-SA-2019-1405)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
118366EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.1 : qemu-kvm (EulerOS-SA-2018-1321)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
high
117351Debian DLA-1497-1 : qemu security update (Spectre)NessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
104780SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kvm (SUSE-SU-2017:3084-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
104495SUSE SLES12 Security Update : qemu (SUSE-SU-2017:2969-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
104494SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kvm (SUSE-SU-2017:2963-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
104471SUSE SLES12 Security Update : qemu (SUSE-SU-2017:2946-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
101909Debian DLA-1035-1 : qemu security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
101758openSUSE Security Update : qemu (openSUSE-2017-822)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
101227SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : qemu (SUSE-SU-2017:1774-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
100514Debian DLA-965-1 : qemu-kvm security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
99686Ubuntu 17.04 : qemu vulnerabilities (USN-3268-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
99581Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 : qemu vulnerabilities (USN-3261-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
99274GLSA-201704-01 : QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical