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CVE-2016-4453

Published: 1 June 2016

The vmsvga_fifo_run function in hw/display/vmware_vga.c in QEMU allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via a VGA command.

Notes

AuthorNote
tyhicks
Marking as negligible because a privileged user inside the guest
could shut down the guest OS.
Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 4.4

Status

Package Release Status
qemu
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty
Released (2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.26)
upstream Needs triage

wily Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
xenial
Released (1:2.5+dfsg-5ubuntu10.3)
Patches:
upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=4e68a0ee17dad7b8d870df0081d4ab2e079016c2
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise
Released (1.0+noroms-0ubuntu14.29)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist