CVE-2016-9103

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-10-08
CWE:
CWE-200
Bugzilla:
1389642: CVE-2016-9103 Qemu: 9pfs: information leakage via xattr

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The v9fs_xattrcreate function in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host heap memory information by reading xattribute values before writing to them.

Find out more about CVE-2016-9103 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:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

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

CVSS3 Base Score 4.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Adjacent Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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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 Will not fix
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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