CVE-2016-4453

Published on: 06/01/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:26:58 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Ubuntu Linux from Canonical contain the following vulnerability:

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.

  • CVE-2016-4453 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 4.4 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW HIGH NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.9 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
[SECURITY] [DLA 1599-1] qemu security update Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
lists.debian.org
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URL Logo MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181130 [SECURITY] [DLA 1599-1] qemu security update
[Qemu-devel] [PATCH 4/4] vmsvga: don't process more than 1024 fifo comma Mailing List
Patch
Third Party Advisory
lists.gnu.org
text/x-diff
MLIST [qemu-devel] 20160530 [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 4/4] vmsvga: don't process more than 1024 fifo commands at once
USN-3047-1: QEMU vulnerabilities | Ubuntu Third Party Advisory
www.ubuntu.com
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URL Logo UBUNTU USN-3047-1
QEMU CVE-2016-4453 Infinite Loop Denial of Service Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 90928
USN-3047-2: QEMU regression | Ubuntu Third Party Advisory
www.ubuntu.com
text/html
URL Logo UBUNTU USN-3047-2
oss-security - CVE-2016-4453 Qemu: display: vmsvga: infinite loop in vmsvga_fifo_run() routine Mailing List
Patch
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160530 CVE-2016-4453 Qemu: display: vmsvga: infinite loop in vmsvga_fifo_run() routine
QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201609-01) — Gentoo security Third Party Advisory
security.gentoo.org
text/html
URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201609-01
1336650 – (CVE-2016-4453) CVE-2016-4453 Qemu: display: vmsvga: infinite loop in vmsvga_fifo_run() routine Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
bugzilla.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1336650

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux12.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux14.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux16.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux12.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux14.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
CanonicalUbuntu Linux16.04AllAllAll
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux8.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux8.0AllAllAll
ApplicationQemuQemuAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: