CVE-2016-4964

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-05-24
CWE:
CWE-835
Bugzilla:
1339155: CVE-2016-4964 Qemu: scsi: mptsas infinite loop in mptsas_fetch_requests

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The mptsas_fetch_requests function in hw/scsi/mptsas.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop, and CPU consumption or QEMU process crash) via vectors involving s->state.

Find out more about CVE-2016-4964 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 2.3
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
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 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 qemu-kvm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 qemu-kvm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kvm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 xen Not affected

Acknowledgements

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

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