CVE-2016-1714

NVD - CVE-2016-1714

CVE-2016-1714 Detail

Current Description

The (1) fw_cfg_write and (2) fw_cfg_read functions in hw/nvram/fw_cfg.c in QEMU before 2.4, when built with the Firmware Configuration device emulation support, allow guest OS users with the CAP_SYS_RAWIO privilege to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write access and process crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an invalid current entry value in a firmware configuration.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0081.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0082.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0083.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0084.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0085.html Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0086.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0087.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0088.html Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3469
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3470
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3471
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/11/7 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/12/10 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/12/11 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/80250 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034858 Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-01/msg00428.html Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201604-01

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1714
NVD Published Date:
04/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/27/2019
Source:
MITRE