CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2016-5338

Published: Jun 14, 2016 | Modified: Feb 12, 2023
CVSS 3.x
7.8
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
4.6 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
4 MODERATE
AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu
MEDIUM

The (1) esp_reg_read and (2) esp_reg_write functions in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU allow local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the QEMU host via vectors related to the information transfer buffer.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Qemu Qemu * 2.6.2 (including)
Qemu Ubuntu esm-infra/xenial *
Qemu Ubuntu trusty *
Qemu Ubuntu trusty/esm *
Qemu Ubuntu wily *
Qemu Ubuntu xenial *

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