CVE-2016-9846

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-11-01
CWE:
CWE-244
Bugzilla:
1402255: CVE-2016-9846 Qemu: display: virtio-gpu: memory leakage while updating cursor data

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with the Virtio GPU Device emulator support is vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while updating the cursor data in update_cursor_data_virgl. A guest user/process could use this flaw to leak host memory bytes, resulting in DoS for a host.

Find out more about CVE-2016-9846 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

CVSS v3 metrics

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

CVSS3 Base Score 3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Adjacent Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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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 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

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