CVE-2016-4001

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-04-07
CWE:
CWE-120
Bugzilla:
1325884: CVE-2016-4001 Qemu: net: buffer overflow in stellaris_enet emulator

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the stellaris_enet_receive function in hw/net/stellaris_enet.c in QEMU, when the Stellaris ethernet controller is configured to accept large packets, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (QEMU crash) via a large packet.

Find out more about CVE-2016-4001 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently
planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer
to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle:
https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty) qemu-kvm-rhev Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7 qemu-kvm-rhev Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.0 (Juno) for RHEL 7 qemu-kvm-rhev Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 (Icehouse) qemu-kvm-rhev Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 qemu-kvm-rhev Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 qemu-kvm Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 qemu-kvm Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kvm Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 xen Not affected

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Oleksandr Bazhaniuk of Advanced Threat Research team at Intel Inc. for reporting this issue.
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