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CVE-2016-6351

Published: 27 July 2016

The esp_do_dma function in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator), when built with ESP/NCR53C9x controller emulation support, allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds write and QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the QEMU host via vectors involving DMA read into ESP command buffer.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
qemu-kvm in precise doesn't build esp.c on Ubuntu
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.7

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=926cde5f3e4d2504ed161ed0cb771ac7cad6fd11
upstream: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=cc96677469388bad3d66479379735cf75db069e3
qemu-kvm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

wily Does not exist

xenial Does not exist