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1341931: CVE-2016-5238 Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB write when using non-DMA mode in get_cmd

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The get_cmd function in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU might allow local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) via vectors related to reading from the information transfer buffer in non-DMA mode.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5238 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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Red Hat would like to thank Li Qiang ( Inc.) for reporting this issue.
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