CVE-2017-14167

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-09-05
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
1489375: CVE-2017-14167 Qemu: i386: multiboot OOB access while loading kernel image
Quick Emulator (QEMU), compiled with the PC System Emulator with multiboot feature support, is vulnerable to an OOB r/w memory access issue. The issue could occur due to an integer overflow while loading a kernel image during a guest boot. A user or process could use this flaw to potentially achieve arbitrary code execution on a host.

Find out more about CVE-2017-14167 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.7
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Virtualization 4 Management Agent for RHEL 7 Hosts (qemu-kvm-rhev) RHSA-2017:3369 2017-11-30
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 (qemu-kvm-rhev) RHSA-2017:3474 2017-12-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (qemu-kvm) RHSA-2017:3368 2017-11-30
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty) (qemu-kvm-rhev) RHSA-2017:3471 2017-12-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.0 (Juno) for RHEL 7 (qemu-kvm-rhev) RHSA-2017:3473 2017-12-14
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11.0 (Ocata) (qemu-kvm-rhev) RHSA-2017:3466 2017-12-14
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 (qemu-kvm-rhev) RHSA-2017:3470 2017-12-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7 (qemu-kvm-rhev) RHSA-2017:3472 2017-12-14

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.0 qemu-kvm-rhev Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 qemu-kvm-rhev Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 qemu-kvm Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 xen Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kvm Not affected

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Thomas Garnier (Google.com) for reporting this issue.

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