ID CVE-2016-3712
Summary Integer overflow in the VGA module in QEMU allows local guest OS users to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and QEMU process crash) by editing VGA registers in VBE mode.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.3
    cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.3
  • cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.4
    cpe:2.3:o:oracle:vm_server:3.4
  • 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
  • Debian Linux 8.0 (Jessie)
    cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
CVSS
Base: 2.1 (as of 09-09-2016 - 22:14)
Impact:
Exploitability:
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
nessus via4
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2016-0089.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2016-0089 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 92601
    published 2016-07-28
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92601
    title OracleVM 3.3 : xen (OVMSA-2016-0089)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2016-A3298E39F7.NASL
    description - CVE-2016-3710: incorrect bounds checking in vga (bz #1334345) - CVE-2016-3712: out of bounds read in vga (bz #1334342) - Fix USB redirection (bz #1330221) - CVE-2016-4037: infinite loop in usb ehci (bz #1328080) - CVE-2016-4001: buffer overflow in stellaris net (bz #1325885) - CVE-2016-2858: rng stack corruption (bz #1314677) - CVE-2016-2391: ohci: crash via multiple timers (bz #1308881) - CVE-2016-2198: ehci: NULL pointer dereference (bz #1303134) - Fix ./configure with ccache Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website. 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 92135
    published 2016-07-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92135
    title Fedora 22 : 2:qemu (2016-a3298e39f7)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2016-0081.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2016-0081 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 91756
    published 2016-06-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91756
    title OracleVM 3.2 : xen (OVMSA-2016-0081)
  • NASL family OracleVM Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLEVM_OVMSA-2018-0248.NASL
    description The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates : please see Oracle VM Security Advisory OVMSA-2018-0248 for details.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-19
    plugin id 111992
    published 2018-08-20
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=111992
    title OracleVM 3.4 : xen (OVMSA-2018-0248) (Bunker Buster) (Foreshadow) (Meltdown) (POODLE) (Spectre)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DLA-540.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu, a fast processor emulator. CVE-2016-3710 Wei Xiao and Qinghao Tang of 360.cn Inc discovered an out-of-bounds read and write flaw in the QEMU VGA module. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the host with the privileges of the hosting QEMU process. CVE-2016-3712 Zuozhi Fzz of Alibaba Inc discovered potential integer overflow or out-of-bounds read access issues in the QEMU VGA module. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to mount a denial of service (QEMU process crash). For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u13. 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 91920
    published 2016-07-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91920
    title Debian DLA-540-1 : qemu security update
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2017-0621.NASL
    description An update for qemu-kvm is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. 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. Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is a full virtualization solution for Linux on a variety of architectures. The qemu-kvm packages provide the user-space component for running virtual machines that use KVM. Security Fix(es) : * An integer overflow flaw and an out-of-bounds read flaw were found in the way QEMU's VGA emulator set certain VGA registers while in VBE mode. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance. (CVE-2016-3712) Red Hat would like to thank Zuozhi Fzz (Alibaba Inc.) for reporting this issue. Additional Changes : For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Release Notes and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 Technical Notes linked from the References section.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 97875
    published 2017-03-22
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=97875
    title RHEL 6 : qemu-kvm (RHSA-2017:0621)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2016-A21B2CB7A0.NASL
    description create link to /usr/bin/qemu-system-i386 from /usr/lib/xen/bin for back compatibility and for virt-manager ---- qemu-kvm: Integer overflow in SDL when creating too wide screen, QEMU: Banked access to VGA memory (VBE) uses inconsistent bounds check [XSA-179, CVE-2016-3710, CVE-2016-3712] Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website. 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 92134
    published 2016-07-14
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92134
    title Fedora 24 : xen (2016-a21b2cb7a0)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20161103_QEMU_KVM_ON_SL7_X.NASL
    description Security Fix(es) : - An integer overflow flaw and an out-of-bounds read flaw were found in the way QEMU's VGA emulator set certain VGA registers while in VBE mode. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance. (CVE-2016-3712) - An infinite loop flaw was found in the way QEMU's e1000 NIC emulation implementation processed data using transmit or receive descriptors under certain conditions. A privileged user inside a guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU instance. (CVE-2016-1981) Additional Changes :
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-28
    plugin id 95858
    published 2016-12-15
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95858
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL7.x x86_64
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DLA-539.NASL
    description Several vulnerabilities were discovered in qemu-kvm, a full virtualization solution for Linux hosts on x86 hardware with x86 guests. CVE-2016-3710 Wei Xiao and Qinghao Tang of 360.cn Inc discovered an out-of-bounds read and write flaw in the QEMU VGA module. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the host with the privileges of the hosting QEMU process. CVE-2016-3712 Zuozhi Fzz of Alibaba Inc discovered potential integer overflow or out-of-bounds read access issues in the QEMU VGA module. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to mount a denial of service (QEMU process crash). For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u13. 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 91919
    published 2016-07-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91919
    title Debian DLA-539-1 : qemu-kvm security update
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20170321_QEMU_KVM_ON_SL6_X.NASL
    description Security Fix(es) : - An integer overflow flaw and an out-of-bounds read flaw were found in the way QEMU's VGA emulator set certain VGA registers while in VBE mode. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance. (CVE-2016-3712)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-27
    plugin id 99222
    published 2017-04-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99222
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : qemu-kvm on SL6.x i386/x86_64
  • 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
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2974-1.NASL
    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 Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91122
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 / 16.04 LTS : qemu, qemu-kvm vulnerabilities (USN-2974-1)
  • NASL family Debian Local Security Checks
    NASL id DEBIAN_DLA-571.NASL
    description Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Xen hypervisor. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : CVE-2014-3672 (XSA-180) Andrew Sorensen discovered that a HVM domain can exhaust the hosts disk space by filling up the log file. CVE-2016-3158, CVE-2016-3159 (XSA-172) Jan Beulich from SUSE discovered that Xen does not properly handle writes to the hardware FSW.ES bit when running on AMD64 processors. A malicious domain can take advantage of this flaw to obtain address space usage and timing information, about another domain, at a fairly low rate. CVE-2016-3710 (XSA-179) Wei Xiao and Qinghao Tang of 360.cn Inc discovered an out-of-bounds read and write flaw in the QEMU VGA module. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to execute arb