CVE-2016-9923

LOW

Description

Quick Emulator (Qemu) built with the 'chardev' backend support is vulnerable to a use after free issue. It could occur while hotplug and unplugging the device in the guest. A guest user/process could use this flaw to crash a Qemu process on the host resulting in DoS.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/09/2

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94827

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-12-23

Updated: 2017-07-01

Type: CWE-416

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: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 4

Exploitability Score: 2

Severity: MEDIUM