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1318712: CVE-2016-3712 qemu-kvm: Out-of-bounds read when creating weird vga screen surface
An integer overflow flaw and an out-of-bounds read flaw were found in the way QEMU's VGA emulator set certain VGA registers while in VBE mode. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance.

Find out more about CVE-2016-3712 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.8
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (qemu-kvm) RHSA-2016:2585 2016-11-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (qemu-kvm) RHSA-2017:0621 2017-03-21
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


Red Hat would like to thank Zuozhi Fzz (Alibaba Inc.) for reporting this issue.
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