CVE-2016-9776

LOW

Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with the ColdFire Fast Ethernet Controller emulator support is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue. It could occur while receiving packets in 'mcf_fec_receive'. A privileged user/process inside guest could use this issue to crash the QEMU process on the host leading to DoS.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/02/3

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/02/8

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94638

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1400829

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

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-11/msg05324.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-49

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-29

Updated: 2018-09-07

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: 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