CVE-2016-4002

NVD - CVE-2016-4002

CVE-2016-4002 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the mipsnet_receive function in hw/net/mipsnet.c in QEMU, when the guest NIC is configured to accept large packets, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and QEMU crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a packet larger than 1514 bytes.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.0 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183275.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/183350.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/184209.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/11/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/04/12/7
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85992
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2974-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1326082
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00038.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-04/msg01131.html Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-01

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-2016-4002
NVD Published Date:
04/26/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/01/2018
Source:
MITRE