CVE-2017-12809

LOW

Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator), when built with the IDE disk and CD/DVD-ROM Emulator support, allows local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and QEMU process crash) by flushing an empty CDROM device drive.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3991

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/08/21/2

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100451

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2017-08/msg01850.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-08-23

Updated: 2017-11-04

Type: CWE-476

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