CVE-2016-4441

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-05-19
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1337505: CVE-2016-4441 Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB write while writing to 's->cmdbuf' in get_cmd

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The get_cmd function in hw/scsi/esp.c in the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) support in QEMU does not properly check DMA length, which allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via unspecified vectors, involving an SCSI command.

Find out more about CVE-2016-4441 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Li Qiang (360.cn Inc.) for reporting this issue.
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