CVE-2015-8744

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General

Score:2.1/10.0
Severity:Low
Category:Input Validation Error
Exploit:Available

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:None
Integrity:None
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Local
Access Complexity:Low
Authentication:None

Relative vulnerabilities

CVE-2013-4527, CVE-2013-4529, CVE-2013-4530, CVE-2013-4533, CVE-2013-4534, CVE-2013-4537, CVE-2013-4538, CVE-2013-4539, CVE-2014-0222, CVE-2014-3615, CVE-2014-3640, CVE-2014-3689, CVE-2014-7815, CVE-2014-9718, CVE-2015-1779, CVE-2015-3214, CVE-2015-5239, CVE-2015-5278, CVE-2015-5745, CVE-2015-6855, CVE-2015-7295, CVE-2015-7504, CVE-2015-7512, CVE-2015-7549, CVE-2015-8345, CVE-2015-8504, CVE-2015-8550, CVE-2015-8554, CVE-2015-8555, CVE-2015-8558, CVE-2015-8567, CVE-2015-8568, CVE-2015-8613, CVE-2015-8619, CVE-2015-8666, CVE-2015-8743, CVE-2015-8745, CVE-2015-8817, CVE-2015-8818, CVE-2016-1568, CVE-2016-1570, CVE-2016-1571, CVE-2016-1714, CVE-2016-1922, CVE-2016-1981, CVE-2016-2197, CVE-2016-2198, CVE-2016-2270, CVE-2016-2271, CVE-2016-2391, CVE-2016-2392, CVE-2016-2538, CVE-2016-2841, CVE-2016-2857, CVE-2016-2858, CVE-2016-3710, CVE-2016-3712, CVE-2016-4001, CVE-2016-4002, CVE-2016-4020, CVE-2016-4037, CVE-2016-4439, CVE-2016-4441, CVE-2016-4952

Published on 29/12/16 - Updated on 04/11/17

Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support is vulnerable to crash issue. It occurs when a guest sends a Layer-2 packet smaller than 22 bytes. A privileged (CAP_SYS_RAWIO) guest user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance resulting in DoS.

Category: Input Validation Error

CWE-20 (Input Validation)
The product does not validate or incorrectly validates input that can affect the control flow or data flow of a program.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2015-8744
Debian DSA-3471-1
SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0873, SUSE-SU-2016:0955, SUSE-SU-2016:1318, SUSE-SU-2016:1560, SUSE-SU-2016:1703
Ubuntu USN-2891-1

Exploits

SecurityFocusBID-79821

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
qemuqemu

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