CVE-2016-4454

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:H/I:N/A:H

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

The vmsvga_fifo_read_raw function in hw/display/vmware_vga.c in QEMU allows local guest OS administrators to obtain sensitive host memory information or cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) by changing FIFO registers and issuing a VGA command, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

  • CVE-2016-4454 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 6 - MEDIUM

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

CVSS2 Score: 3.6 - LOW

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

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
oss-security - CVE-2016-4454 Qemu: display: vmsvga: out-of-bounds read in vmsvga_fifo_read_raw() routine Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160530 CVE-2016-4454 Qemu: display: vmsvga: out-of-bounds read in vmsvga_fifo_read_raw() routine
USN-3047-1: QEMU vulnerabilities | Ubuntu Third Party Advisory
www.ubuntu.com
text/html
URL Logo UBUNTU USN-3047-1
USN-3047-2: QEMU regression | Ubuntu Third Party Advisory
www.ubuntu.com
text/html
URL Logo UBUNTU USN-3047-2
[Qemu-devel] [PATCH 1/4] vmsvga: move fifo sanity checks to vmsvga_fifo_ Mailing List
Patch
Vendor Advisory
lists.gnu.org
text/x-diff
URL Logo MLIST [qemu-devel] 20160530 [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 1/4] vmsvga: move fifo sanity checks to vmsvga_fifo_length
QEMU CVE-2016-4454 Memory Corruption Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 90927
QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201609-01) — Gentoo security Third Party Advisory
security.gentoo.org
text/html
URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201609-01
1336429 – (CVE-2016-4454) CVE-2016-4454 Qemu: display: vmsvga: out-of-bounds read in vmsvga_fifo_read_raw() routine Issue Tracking
Third Party Advisory
bugzilla.redhat.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1336429

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: