CVE-2016-6351

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-06-15
CWE:
CWE-120
Bugzilla:
1360599: CVE-2016-6351 Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB write access in esp_do_dma

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The esp_do_dma function in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator), when built with ESP/NCR53C9x controller emulation support, allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the QEMU host via vectors involving DMA read into ESP command buffer.

Find out more about CVE-2016-6351 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

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 5.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Adjacent Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

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 Li Qiang (360.cn Inc.) for reporting this issue.

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