CVE-2016-5338

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-05-30
CWE:
CWE-787
Bugzilla:
1343323: CVE-2016-5338 Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB r/w access while processing ESP_FIFO

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The (1) esp_reg_read and (2) esp_reg_write functions in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU allow local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the QEMU host via vectors related to the information transfer buffer.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5338 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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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 qemu-kvm-rhev Not affected
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 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 Security Team (Huawei Inc.) and Li Qiang (360.cn Inc.) for reporting this issue.

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