CVE-2016-9845

LOW

Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with the Virtio GPU Device emulator support is vulnerable to an information leakage issue. It could occur while processing 'VIRTIO_GPU_CMD_GET_CAPSET_INFO' command. A guest user/process could use this flaw to leak contents of the host memory bytes.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/15

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/05/22

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94763

https://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-11/msg00019.html

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-29

Updated: 2017-07-01

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 4

Exploitability Score: 2

Severity: MEDIUM