ID CVE-2015-8743
Summary QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with the NE2000 device emulation support is vulnerable to an OOB r/w access issue. It could occur while performing 'ioport' r/w operations. A privileged (CAP_SYS_RAWIO) user/process could use this flaw to leak or corrupt QEMU memory bytes.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • QEMU
    cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu
CVSS
Base: 3.6 (as of 30-12-2016 - 12:53)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-787
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL NONE
nessus via4
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-1154-1.NASL
    description xen was updated to fix 27 security issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2013-4533: Buffer overflow in the pxa2xx_ssp_load function in hw/arm/pxa2xx.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted s->rx_level value in a savevm image (bsc#864655). - CVE-2013-4534: Buffer overflow in hw/intc/openpic.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to IRQDest elements (bsc#864811). - CVE-2013-4537: The ssi_sd_transfer function in hw/sd/ssi-sd.c allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted arglen value in a savevm image (bsc#864391). - CVE-2013-4538: Multiple buffer overflows in the ssd0323_load function in hw/display/ssd0323.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted (1) cmd_len, (2) row, or (3) col values; (4) row_start and row_end values; or (5) col_star and col_end values in a savevm image (bsc#864769). - CVE-2013-4539: Multiple buffer overflows in the tsc210x_load function in hw/input/tsc210x.c might have allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) precision, (2) nextprecision, (3) function, or (4) nextfunction value in a savevm image (bsc#864805). - CVE-2014-0222: Integer overflow in the qcow_open function in block/qcow.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a large L2 table in a QCOW version 1 image (bsc#877642). - CVE-2014-3640: The sosendto function in slirp/udp.c allowed local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) by sending a udp packet with a value of 0 in the source port and address, which triggers access of an uninitialized socket (bsc#897654). - CVE-2014-3689: The vmware-vga driver (hw/display/vmware_vga.c) allowed local guest users to write to qemu memory locations and gain privileges via unspecified parameters related to rectangle handling (bsc#901508). - CVE-2014-7815: The set_pixel_format function in ui/vnc.c allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a small bytes_per_pixel value (bsc#902737). - CVE-2015-5278: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive() function (bsc#945989). - CVE-2015-7512: Buffer overflow in the pcnet_receive function in hw/net/pcnet.c, when a guest NIC has a larger MTU, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or execute arbitrary code via a large packet (bsc#957162). - CVE-2015-8504: VNC: floating point exception (bsc#958491). - CVE-2015-8550: Paravirtualized drivers were incautious about shared memory contents (XSA-155) (bsc#957988). - CVE-2015-8554: qemu-dm buffer overrun in MSI-X handling (XSA-164) (bsc#958007). - CVE-2015-8555: Information leak in legacy x86 FPU/XMM initialization (XSA-165) (bsc#958009). - CVE-2015-8558: Infinite loop in ehci_advance_state resulted in DoS (bsc#959005). - CVE-2015-8743: ne2000: OOB memory access in ioport r/w functions (bsc#960725). - CVE-2015-8745: Reading IMR registers lead to a crash via assert(2) call (bsc#960707). - CVE-2016-1570: The PV superpage functionality in arch/x86/mm.c allowed local PV guests to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service, gain privileges, or have unspecified other impact via a crafted page identifier (MFN) to the (1) MMUEXT_MARK_SUPER or (2) MMUEXT_UNMARK_SUPER sub-op in the HYPERVISOR_mmuext_op hypercall or (3) unknown vectors related to page table updates (bsc#960861). - CVE-2016-1571: VMX: intercept issue with INVLPG on non-canonical address (XSA-168) (bsc#960862). - CVE-2016-1714: nvram: OOB r/w access in processing firmware configurations (bsc#961691). - CVE-2016-1981: e1000 infinite loop in start_xmit and e1000_receive_iov routines (bsc#963782). - CVE-2016-2270: Xen allowed local guest administrators to cause a denial of service (host reboot) via vectors related to multiple mappings of MMIO pages with different cachability settings (bsc#965315). - CVE-2016-2271: VMX when using an Intel or Cyrix CPU, allowed local HVM guest users to cause a denial of service (guest crash) via vectors related to a non-canonical RIP (bsc#965317). - CVE-2016-2391: usb: multiple eof_timers in ohci module lead to NULL pointer dereference (bsc#967013). - CVE-2016-2841: ne2000: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive (bsc#969350). - XSA-166: ioreq handling possibly susceptible to multiple read issue (bsc#958523). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 90759
    published 2016-04-27
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90759
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : xen (SUSE-SU-2016:1154-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-1445-1.NASL
    description Xen was updated to fix the following security issues : CVE-2016-2841: net: ne2000: infinite loop in ne2000_receive (bsc#969351) CVE-2016-2391: usb: multiple eof_timers in ohci module leads to NULL pointer dereference (bsc#967101) CVE-2016-2270: x86: inconsistent cachability flags on guest mappings (XSA-154) (bsc#965315) CVE-2016-2271: VMX: guest user mode may crash guest with non-canonical RIP (XSA-170) (bsc#965317) CVE-2015-5278: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive() function (bsc#964947) CVE-2014-0222: qcow1: validate L2 table size to avoid integer overflows (bsc#964925) CVE-2014-7815: vnc: insufficient bits_per_pixel from the client sanitization (bsc#962627) CVE-2015-8743: ne2000: OOB memory access in ioport r/w functions (bsc#960726) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 91649
    published 2016-06-17
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91649
    title SUSE SLES10 Security Update : Xen (SUSE-SU-2016:1445-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2016-E1784417AF.NASL
    description PV superpage functionality missing sanity checks [XSA-167, CVE-2016-1570] VMX: intercept issue with INVLPG on non-canonical address [XSA-168, CVE-2016-1571] Qemu: pci: NULL pointer dereference issue CVE-2015-7549 qemu: DoS by infinite loop in ehci_advance_state CVE-2015-8558 qemu: Heap-based buffer overrun during VM migration CVE-2015-8666 Qemu: net: vmxnet3: incorrect l2 header validation leads to a crash via assert(2) call CVE-2015-8744 qemu: Support reading IMR registers on bar0 CVE-2015-8745 Qemu: net: vmxnet3: host memory leakage CVE-2015-8567 CVE-2015-8568 Qemu: net: ne2000: OOB memory access in ioport r/w functions CVE-2015-8743 Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-18
    plugin id 89624
    published 2016-03-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89624
    title Fedora 22 : xen-4.5.2-7.fc22 (2016-e1784417af)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DSA-3471.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu, a full virtualization solution on x86 hardware. - CVE-2015-7295 Jason Wang of Red Hat Inc. discovered that the Virtual Network Device support is vulnerable to denial-of-service, that could occur when receiving large packets. - CVE-2015-7504 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. and Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the PC-Net II ethernet controller is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow that could result in denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. - CVE-2015-7512 Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. and Jason Wang of Red Hat Inc. discovered that the PC-Net II ethernet controller is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that could result in denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. - CVE-2015-7549 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. and Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the PCI MSI-X emulator is vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8345 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the eepro100 emulator contains a flaw that could lead to an infinite loop when processing Command Blocks, eventually resulting in denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8504 Lian Yihan of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the VNC display driver support is vulnerable to an arithmetic exception flaw that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8550 Felix Wilhelm of ERNW Research discovered that the PV backend drivers are vulnerable to double fetch vulnerabilities, possibly resulting in arbitrary code execution. - CVE-2015-8558 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the USB EHCI emulation support contains a flaw that could lead to an infinite loop during communication between the host controller and a device driver. This could lead to denial-of-service (via resource exhaustion). - CVE-2015-8567 CVE-2015-8568 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the vmxnet3 device emulator could be used to intentionally leak host memory, thus resulting in denial-of-service. - CVE-2015-8613 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the SCSI MegaRAID SAS HBA emulation support is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8619 Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the Human Monitor Interface support is vulnerable to an out-of-bound write access issue that could result in denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8743 Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the NE2000 emulator is vulnerable to an out-of-bound read/write access issue, potentially resulting in information leak or memory corruption. - CVE-2015-8744 The vmxnet3 driver incorrectly processes small packets, which could result in denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2015-8745 The vmxnet3 driver incorrectly processes Interrupt Mask Registers, which could result in denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2016-1568 Qinghao Tang of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that the IDE AHCI emulation support is vulnerable to a use-after-free issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. - CVE-2016-1714 Donghai Zhu of Alibaba discovered that the Firmware Configuration emulation support is vulnerable to an out-of-bound read/write access issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash) or arbitrary code execution. - CVE-2016-1922 Ling Liu of Qihoo 360 Inc. discovered that 32-bit Windows guests support is vulnerable to a NULL pointer dereference issue, that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash). - CVE-2016-1981 The e1000 driver is vulnerable to an infinite loop issue that could lead to denial-of-service (via application crash).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 88630
    published 2016-02-09
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88630
    title Debian DSA-3471-1 : qemu - security update
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-1698-1.NASL
    description kvm was updated to fix 33 security issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2016-4439: Avoid OOB access in 53C9X emulation (bsc#980711) - CVE-2016-4441: Avoid OOB access in 53C9X emulation (bsc#980723) - CVE-2016-3710: Fixed VGA emulation based OOB access with potential for guest escape (bsc#978158) - CVE-2016-3712: Fixed VGa emulation based DOS and OOB read access exploit (bsc#978160) - CVE-2016-4037: Fixed USB ehci based DOS (bsc#976109) - CVE-2016-2538: Fixed potential OOB access in USB net device emulation (bsc#967969) - CVE-2016-2841: Fixed OOB access / hang in ne2000 emulation (bsc#969350) - CVE-2016-2858: Avoid potential DOS when using QEMU pseudo random number generator (bsc#970036) - CVE-2016-2857: Fixed OOB access when processing IP checksums (bsc#970037) - CVE-2016-4001: Fixed OOB access in Stellaris enet emulated nic (bsc#975128) - CVE-2016-4002: Fixed OOB access in MIPSnet emulated controller (bsc#975136) - CVE-2016-4020: Fixed possible host data leakage to guest from TPR access (bsc#975700) - CVE-2015-3214: Fixed OOB read in i8254 PIC (bsc#934069) - CVE-2014-9718: Fixed the handling of malformed or short ide PRDTs to avoid any opportunity for guest to cause DoS by abusing that interface (bsc#928393) - CVE-2014-3689: Fixed insufficient parameter validation in rectangle functions (bsc#901508) - CVE-2014-3615: The VGA emulator in QEMU allowed local guest users to read host memory by setting the display to a high resolution (bsc#895528). - CVE-2015-5239: Integer overflow in vnc_client_read() and protocol_client_msg() (bsc#944463). - CVE-2015-5278: Infinite loop in ne2000_receive() function (bsc#945989). - CVE-2015-5279: Heap-based buffer overflow in the ne2000_receive function in hw/net/ne2000.c in QEMU allowed guest OS users to cause a denial of service (instance crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to receiving packets (bsc#945987). - CVE-2015-5745: Buffer overflow in virtio-serial (bsc#940929). - CVE-2015-6855: hw/ide/core.c in QEMU did not properly restrict the commands accepted by an ATAPI device, which allowed guest users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via certain IDE commands, as demonstrated by a WIN_READ_NATIVE_MAX command to an empty drive, which triggers a divide-by-zero error and instance crash (bsc#945404). - CVE-2015-7295: hw/virtio/virtio.c in the Virtual Network Device (virtio-net) support in QEMU, when big or mergeable receive buffers are not supported, allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (guest network consumption) via a flood of jumbo frames on the (1) tuntap or (2) macvtap interface (bsc#947159). - CVE-2015-7549: PCI NULL pointer dereferences (bsc#958917). - CVE-2015-8504: VNC floating point exception (bsc#958491). - CVE-2015-8558: Infinite loop in ehci_advance_state resulting in DoS (bsc#959005). - CVE-2015-8613: Wrong sized memset in megasas command handler (bsc#961358). - CVE-2015-8619: Potential DoS for long HMP sendkey command argument (bsc#960334). - CVE-2015-8743: OOB memory access in ne2000 ioport r/w functions (bsc#960725). - CVE-2016-1568: AHCI use-after-free in aio port commands (bsc#961332). - CVE-2016-1714: Potential OOB memory access in processing firmware configuration (bsc#961691). - CVE-2016-1922: NULL pointer dereference when processing hmp i/o command (bsc#962320). - CVE-2016-1981: Potential DoS (infinite loop) in e1000 device emulation by malicious privileged user within guest (bsc#963782). - CVE-2016-2198: Malicious privileged guest user were able to cause DoS by writing to read-only EHCI capabilities registers (bsc#964413). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 93169
    published 2016-08-29
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=93169
    title SUSE SLES11 Security Update : kvm (SUSE-SU-2016:1698-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2016-42778E8C82.NASL
    description - CVE-2015-8745: vmxnet3: don't assert reading registers in bar0 (bz #1295442) * CVE-2015-8567: net: vmxnet3: host memory leakage (bz #1289818) * CVE-2016-1922: i386: avoid NULL pointer dereference (bz #1292766) * CVE-2015-8613: buffer overflow in megasas_ctrl_get_info (bz #1284008) * CVE-2015-8701: Buffer overflow in tx_consume in rocker.c (bz #1293720) * CVE-2015-8743: ne2000: OOB memory access in ioport r/w functions (bz #1294787) * CVE-2016-1568: Use-after-free vulnerability in ahci (bz #1297023) * Fix modules.d/kvm.conf example syntax (bz #1298823) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-18
    plugin id 89526
    published 2016-03-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89526
    title Fedora 23 : qemu-2.4.1-6.fc23 (2016-42778e8c82)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-839.NASL
    description qemu was updated to fix 29 security issues. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2016-4439: Avoid OOB access in 53C9X emulation (bsc#980711) - CVE-2016-4441: Avoid OOB access in 53C9X emulation (bsc#980723) - CVE-2016-4952: Avoid OOB access in Vmware PV SCSI emulation (bsc#981266) - CVE-2015-8817: Avoid OOB access in PCI dma I/O (bsc#969121) - CVE-2015-8818: Avoid OOB access in PCI dma I/O (bsc#969122) - CVE-2016-3710: Fixed VGA emulation based OOB access with potential for guest escape (bsc#978158) - CVE-2016-3712: Fixed VGa emulation based DOS and OOB read access exploit (bsc#978160) - CVE-2016-4037: Fixed USB ehci based DOS (bsc#976109) - CVE-2016-2538: Fixed potential OOB access in USB net device emulation (bsc#967969) - CVE-2016-2841: Fixed OOB access / hang in ne2000 emulation (bsc#969350) - CVE-2016-2858: Avoid potential DOS when using QEMU pseudo random number generator (bsc#970036) - CVE-2016-2857: Fixed OOB access when processing IP checksums (bsc#970037) - CVE-2016-4001: Fixed OOB access in Stellaris enet emulated nic (bsc#975128) - CVE-2016-4002: Fixed OOB access in MIPSnet emulated controller (bsc#975136) - CVE-2016-4020: Fixed possible host data leakage to guest from TPR access (bsc#975700) - CVE-2016-2197: Prevent AHCI NULL pointer dereference when using FIS CLB engine (bsc#964411) - CVE-2015-5745: Buffer overflow in virtio-serial (bsc#940929). - CVE-2015-7549: PCI NULL pointer dereferences (bsc#958917). - CVE-2015-8504: VNC floating point exception (bsc#958491). - CVE-2015-8558: Infinite loop in ehci_advance_state resulting in DoS (bsc#959005). - CVE-2015-8567: A guest repeatedly activating a vmxnet3 device can leak host memory (bsc#959386). - CVE-2015-8568: A guest repeatedly activating a vmxnet3 device can leak host memory (bsc#959386). - CVE-2015-8613: Wrong sized memset in megasas command handler (bsc#961358). - CVE-2015-8619: Potential DoS for long HMP sendkey command argument (bsc#960334). - CVE-2015-8743: OOB memory access in ne2000 ioport r/w functions (bsc#960725). - CVE-2015-8744: Incorrect l2 header validation could have lead to a crash via assert(2) call (bsc#960835). - CVE-2015-8745: Reading IMR registers could have lead to a crash via assert(2) call (bsc#960708). - CVE-2016-1568: AHCI use-after-free in aio port commands (bsc#961332). - CVE-2016-1714: Potential OOB memory access in processing firmware configuration (bsc#961691). - CVE-2016-1922: NULL pointer dereference when processing hmp i/o command (bsc#962320). - CVE-2016-1981: Potential DoS (infinite loop) in e1000 device emulation by malicious privileged user within guest (bsc#963782). - CVE-2016-2198: Malicious privileged guest user were able to cause DoS by writing to read-only EHCI capabilities registers (bsc#964413). This non-security issue was fixed - bsc#886378: qemu truncates vhd images in virt-rescue This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP1:Update update project.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-13
    plugin id 91980
    published 2016-07-08
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91980
    title openSUSE Security Update : qemu (openSUSE-2016-839)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2891-1.NASL
    description Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled PCI MSI-X support. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-7549) Lian Yihan discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the VNC server. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-8504) Felix Wilhelm discovered a race condition in the Xen paravirtualized drivers which can cause double fetch vulnerabilities. An attacker in the paravirtualized guest could exploit this flaw to cause a denial of service (crash the host) or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host. (CVE-2015-8550) Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled USB EHCI emulation support. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-8558) Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the vmxnet3 device. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-8567, CVE-2015-8568) Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled SCSI MegaRAID SAS HBA emulation. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-8613) Ling Liu discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the Human Monitor Interface. A local attacker could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-8619, CVE-2016-1922) David Alan Gilbert discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the Q35 chipset emulation when performing VM guest migrations. An attacker could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-8666) Ling Liu discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the NE2000 device. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-8743) It was discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the vmxnet3 device. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2015-8744, CVE-2015-8745) Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrect handled IDE AHCI emulation. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host as the user running the QEMU process. In the default installation, when QEMU is used with libvirt, attackers would be isolated by the libvirt AppArmor profile. (CVE-2016-1568) Donghai Zhu discovered that QEMU incorrect handled the firmware configuration device. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host as the user running the QEMU process. In the default installation, when QEMU is used with libvirt, attackers would be isolated by the libvirt AppArmor profile. (CVE-2016-1714) It was discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the e1000 device. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-1981) Zuozhi Fzz discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled IDE AHCI emulation. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2016-2197) Zuozhi Fzz discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled USB EHCI emulation. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.10. (CVE-2016-2198). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 88576
    published