CVE Database

CVE-2011-3346

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-09-07
Bugzilla: 736038: CVE-2011-3346 qemu: local DoS with SCSI CD-ROM

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in hw/scsi-disk.c in the SCSI subsystem in QEMU before 0.15.2, as used by Xen, might allow local guest users with permission to access the CD-ROM to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via a crafted SAI READ CAPACITY SCSI command. NOTE: this is only a vulnerability when root has manually modified certain permissions or ACLs.

Find out more about CVE-2011-3346 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue only affects qemu as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 xen packages. The versions of the qemu/kvm as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 are not affected.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Complete

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtualization version 5 (xen) RHSA-2011:1401 October 24, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (xen) RHSA-2011:1401 October 24, 2011

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