ID CVE-2016-2857
Summary The net_checksum_calculate function in net/checksum.c in QEMU allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap read and crash) via the payload length in a crafted packet.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • QEMU
    cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:-:-:lts
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS (Long-Term Support)
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:-:-:-:lts
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.10
  • Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS (Long-Term Support)
    cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:-:-:-:lts
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 21-06-2016 - 14:16)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-119
CAPEC
  • Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
    This attack pattern involves causing a buffer overflow through manipulation of environment variables. Once the attacker finds that they can modify an environment variable, they may try to overflow associated buffers. This attack leverages implicit trust often placed in environment variables.
  • Overflow Buffers
    Buffer Overflow attacks target improper or missing bounds checking on buffer operations, typically triggered by input injected by an attacker. As a consequence, an attacker is able to write past the boundaries of allocated buffer regions in memory, causing a program crash or potentially redirection of execution as per the attackers' choice.
  • Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
    This type of attack exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in targeted client software through injection of malicious content from a custom-built hostile service.
  • Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
    In this attack, the idea is to cause an active filter to fail by causing an oversized transaction. An attacker may try to feed overly long input strings to the program in an attempt to overwhelm the filter (by causing a buffer overflow) and hoping that the filter does not fail securely (i.e. the user input is let into the system unfiltered).
  • MIME Conversion
    An attacker exploits a weakness in the MIME conversion routine to cause a buffer overflow and gain control over the mail server machine. The MIME system is designed to allow various different information formats to be interpreted and sent via e-mail. Attack points exist when data are converted to MIME compatible format and back.
  • Overflow Binary Resource File
    An attack of this type exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of binary resources. Binary resources may include music files like MP3, image files like JPEG files, and any other binary file. These attacks may pass unnoticed to the client machine through normal usage of files, such as a browser loading a seemingly innocent JPEG file. This can allow the attacker access to the execution stack and execute arbitrary code in the target process. This attack pattern is a variant of standard buffer overflow attacks using an unexpected vector (binary files) to wrap its attack and open up a new attack vector. The attacker is required to either directly serve the binary content to the victim, or place it in a locale like a MP3 sharing application, for the victim to download. The attacker then is notified upon the download or otherwise locates the vulnerability opened up by the buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
    This type of attack leverages the use of symbolic links to cause buffer overflows. An attacker can try to create or manipulate a symbolic link file such that its contents result in out of bounds data. When the target software processes the symbolic link file, it could potentially overflow internal buffers with insufficient bounds checking.
  • Overflow Variables and Tags
    This type of attack leverages the use of tags or variables from a formatted configuration data to cause buffer overflow. The attacker crafts a malicious HTML page or configuration file that includes oversized strings, thus causing an overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
    In this attack, the target software is given input that the attacker knows will be modified and expanded in size during processing. This attack relies on the target software failing to anticipate that the expanded data may exceed some internal limit, thereby creating a buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow in an API Call
    This attack targets libraries or shared code modules which are vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks. An attacker who has access to an API may try to embed malicious code in the API function call and exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the function's implementation. All clients that make use of the code library thus become vulnerable by association. This has a very broad effect on security across a system, usually affecting more than one software process.
  • Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
    This attack targets command-line utilities available in a number of shells. An attacker can leverage a vulnerability found in a command-line utility to escalate privilege to root.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DLA-574.NASL
    description Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in qemu-kvm, a full virtualization solution on x86 hardware. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : CVE-2015-5239 Lian Yihan discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled certain payload messages in the VNC display driver. A malicious guest could use this issue to cause the QEMU process to hang, resulting in a denial of service. CVE-2016-2857 Ling Liu discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled IP checksum routines. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly leak host memory bytes. CVE-2016-4020 Donghai Zdh discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the Task Priority Register(TPR). A privileged attacker inside the guest could use this issue to possibly leak host memory bytes. CVE-2016-4439, CVE-2016-6351 Li Qiang disovered that the emulation of the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller is affected by out of bound access issues. CVE-2016-5403 Zhenhao Hong discovered that a malicious guest administrator can cause unbounded memory allocation in QEMU (which can cause an Out-of-Memory condition) by submitting virtio requests without bothering to wait for completion. For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u14. We recommend that you upgrade your qemu-kvm packages. NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA 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 2018-07-06
    plugin id 92004
    published 2016-07-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92004
    title Debian DLA-574-1 : qemu-kvm security update
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DLA-573.NASL
    description Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in QEMU, a fast processor emulator. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : CVE-2015-5239 Lian Yihan discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled certain payload messages in the VNC display driver. A malicious guest could use this issue to cause the QEMU process to hang, resulting in a denial of service. CVE-2016-2857 Ling Liu discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled IP checksum routines. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly leak host memory bytes. CVE-2016-4020 Donghai Zdh discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the Task Priority Register(TPR). A privileged attacker inside the guest could use this issue to possibly leak host memory bytes. CVE-2016-4439, CVE-2016-6351 Li Qiang disovered that the emulation of the 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller is affected by out of bound access issues. CVE-2016-5403 Zhenhao Hong discovered that a malicious guest administrator can cause unbounded memory allocation in QEMU (which can cause an Out-of-Memory condition) by submitting virtio requests without bothering to wait for completion. For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u14. We recommend that you upgrade your qemu packages. NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA 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 2018-07-06
    plugin id 92637
    published 2016-08-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92637
    title Debian DLA-573-1 : qemu security update
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2017-0350.NASL
    description An update for qemu-kvm-rhev is now available for RHEV 3.X Hypervisor and Agents for RHEL-7 and RHEV 4.X RHEV-H and Agents for RHEL-7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on a variety of architectures. The qemu-kvm-rhev packages provide the user-space component for running virtual machines that use KVM in environments managed by Red Hat products. Security Fix(es) : * Quick emulator (QEMU) built with the Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA emulator support is vulnerable to an out-of-bounds access issue. It could occur while copying VGA data via bitblt copy in backward mode. A privileged user inside a guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process resulting in DoS or potentially execute arbitrary code on the host with privileges of QEMU process on the host. (CVE-2017-2615) * Quick emulator (QEMU) built with the Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA Emulator support is vulnerable to an out-of-bounds access issue. The issue could occur while copying VGA data in cirrus_bitblt_cputovideo. A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process OR potentially execute arbitrary code on host with privileges of the QEMU process. (CVE-2017-2620) * An out-of-bounds read-access flaw was found in the QEMU emulator built with IP checksum routines. The flaw could occur when computing a TCP/UDP packet's checksum, because a QEMU function used the packet's payload length without checking against the data buffer's size. A user inside a guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process (denial of service). (CVE-2016-2857) Red Hat would like to thank Wjjzhang (Tencent.com Inc.) and Li Qiang (360.cn Inc.) for reporting CVE-2017-2615 and Ling Liu (Qihoo 360 Inc.) for reporting CVE-2016-2857. Bug Fix(es) : * Prior to this update, after migrating a guest virtual machine on the little-endian variant of IBM Power Systems and resetting the guest, the guest boot process failed with a 'tcmalloc: large alloc' error message. This update fixes the bug, and the described problem no longer occurs. (BZ# 1420456) * The qemu-kvm-rhev package depends on the usbredir and libcacard packages. However, on the little-endian variant of IBM Power Systems, smartcard use is not supported and usbredir and libcacard are thus only available in the Optional channel. As a consequence, qemu-kvm-rhev was previously not installable on these systems if the Optional channel was not available for the user. This update removes usbredir and libcacard as dependencies of qemu-kvm-rhev on little-endian IBM Power Systems, and qemu-kvm-rhev can now be installed as expected in the described scenario. (BZ#1420428)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 97488
    published 2017-03-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=97488
    title RHEL 7 : qemu-kvm-rhev (RHSA-2017:0350)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DLA-1599.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities were found in QEMU, a fast processor emulator : CVE-2016-2391 Zuozhi Fzz discovered that eof_times in USB OHCI emulation support could be used to cause a denial of service, via a NULL pointer dereference. CVE-2016-2392 / CVE-2016-2538 Qinghao Tang found a NULL pointer dereference and multiple integer overflows in the USB Net device support that could allow local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service. These issues related to remote NDIS control message handling. CVE-2016-2841 Yang Hongke reported an infinite loop vulnerability in the NE2000 NIC emulation support. CVE-2016-2857 Liu Ling found a flaw in QEMU IP checksum routines. Attackers could take advantage of this issue to cause QEMU to crash. CVE-2016-2858 Arbitrary stack based allocation in the Pseudo Random Number Generator (PRNG) back-end support. CVE-2016-4001 / CVE-2016-4002 Oleksandr Bazhaniuk reported buffer overflows in the Stellaris and the MIPSnet ethernet controllers emulation. Remote malicious users could use these issues to cause QEMU to crash. CVE-2016-4020 Donghai Zdh reported that QEMU incorrectly handled the access to the Task Priority Register (TPR), allowing local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive information from host stack memory. CVE-2016-4037 Du Shaobo found an infinite loop vulnerability in the USB EHCI emulation support. CVE-2016-4439 / CVE-2016-4441 / CVE-2016-5238 / CVE-2016-5338 / CVE-2016-6351 Li Qiang found different issues in the QEMU 53C9X Fast SCSI Controller (FSC) emulation support, that made it possible for local guest OS privileged users to cause denials of service or potentially execute arbitrary code. CVE-2016-4453 / CVE-2016-4454 Li Qiang reported issues in the QEMU VMWare VGA module handling, that may be used to cause QEMU to crash, or to obtain host sensitive information. CVE-2016-4952 / CVE-2016-7421 / CVE-2016-7156 Li Qiang reported flaws in the VMware paravirtual SCSI bus emulation support. These issues concern an out-of-bounds access and infinite loops, that allowed local guest OS privileged users to cause a denial of service. CVE-2016-5105 / CVE-2016-5106 / CVE-2016-5107 / CVE-2016-5337 Li Qiang discovered several issues in the MegaRAID SAS 8708EM2 Host Bus Adapter emulation support. These issues include stack information leakage while reading configuration and out-of-bounds write and read. CVE-2016-6834 Li Qiang reported an infinite loop vulnerability during packet fragmentation in the network transport abstraction layer support. Local guest OS privileged users could made use of this flaw to cause a denial of service. CVE-2016-6836 / CVE-2016-6888 Li Qiang found issues in the VMWare VMXNET3 network card emulation support, relating to information leak and integer overflow in packet initialisation. CVE-2016-7116 Felix Wilhel discovered a directory traversal flaw in the Plan 9 File System (9pfs), exploitable by local guest OS privileged users. CVE-2016-7155 Tom Victor and Li Qiang reported an out-of-bounds read and an infinite loop in the VMware paravirtual SCSI bus emulation support. CVE-2016-7161 Hu Chaojian reported a heap overflow in the xlnx.xps-ethernetlite emulation support. Privileged users in local guest OS could made use of this to cause QEMU to crash. CVE-2016-7170 Qinghao Tang and Li Qiang reported a flaw in the QEMU VMWare VGA module, that could be used by privileged user in local guest OS to cause QEMU to crash via an out-of-bounds stack memory access. CVE-2016-7908 / CVE-2016-7909 Li Qiang reported infinite loop vulnerabilities in the ColdFire Fast Ethernet Controller and the AMD PC-Net II (Am79C970A) emulations. These flaws allowed local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service. CVE-2016-8909 Huawei PSIRT found an infinite loop vulnerability in the Intel HDA emulation support, relating to DMA buffer stream processing. Privileged users in local guest OS could made use of this to cause a denial of service. CVE-2016-8910 Andrew Henderson reported an infinite loop in the RTL8139 ethernet controller emulation support. Privileged users inside a local guest OS could made use of this to cause a denial of service. CVE-2016-9101 Li Qiang reported a memory leakage in the i8255x (PRO100) ethernet controller emulation support. CVE-2016-9102 / CVE-2016-9103 / CVE-2016-9104 / CVE-2016-9105 / CVE-2016-9106 / CVE-2016-8577 / CVE-2016-8578 Li Qiang reported various Plan 9 File System (9pfs) security issues, including host memory leakage and denial of service. CVE-2017-10664 Denial of service in the qemu-nbd (QEMU Disk Network Block Device) Server. CVE-2018-10839 / CVE-2018-17962 / CVE-2018-17963 Daniel Shapira reported several integer overflows in the packet handling in ethernet controllers emulated by QEMU. These issues could lead to denial of service. For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u8. We recommend that you upgrade your qemu packages. NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA 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 119310
    published 2018-12-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=119310
    title Debian DLA-1599-1 : 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 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
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    description Zuozhi Fzz discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled USB OHCI emulation support. A privileged attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-2391) Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled USB Net emulation support. A privileged attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-2392) Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled USB Net emulation support. A privileged attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly leak host memory bytes. (CVE-2016-2538) Hongke Yang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled NE2000 emulation support. A privileged attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-2841) Ling Liu discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled IP checksum routines. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly leak host memory bytes. (CVE-2016-2857) It was discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the PRNG back-end support. An attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-2858) Wei Xiao and Qinghao Tang discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled access in the VGA module. A privileged attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host. In the default installation, when QEMU is used with libvirt, attackers would be isolated by the libvirt AppArmor profile. (CVE-2016-3710) Zuozhi Fzz discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled access in the VGA module. A privileged attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host. In the default installation, when QEMU is used with libvirt, attackers would be isolated by the libvirt AppArmor profile. (CVE-2016-3712) Oleksandr Bazhaniuk discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled Luminary Micro Stellaris ethernet controller emulation. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-4001) Oleksandr Bazhaniuk discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled MIPSnet controller emulation. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause QEMU to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-4002) Donghai Zdh discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled the Task Priority Register(TPR). A privileged attacker inside the guest could use this issue to possibly leak host memory bytes. This issue only applied to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-4020) Du Shaobo discovered that QEMU incorrectly handled USB EHCI emulation support. A privileged attacker inside the guest could use this issue to cause QEMU to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-4037). 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 91122
    published 2016-05-13
    reporter