CVE-2016-7156

Published on: 12/09/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:07 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Debian Linux from Debian contain the following vulnerability:

The pvscsi_convert_sglist function in hw/scsi/vmw_pvscsi.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) by leveraging an incorrect cast.

  • CVE-2016-7156 has been assigned by URL Logo [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: 2.1 - LOW

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
[SECURITY] [DLA 1599-1] qemu security update Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
lists.debian.org
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181130 [SECURITY] [DLA 1599-1] qemu security update
oss-security - Re: CVE request: Qemu: scsi: pvscsi: infintie loop when building SG list Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160906 Re: CVE request: Qemu: scsi: pvscsi: infintie loop when building SG list
[Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3] scsi: pvscsi: avoid infinite loop while building Patch
Third Party Advisory
lists.gnu.org
text/x-diff
URL Logo MLIST [qemu-devel] 20160906 [PATCH v3] scsi: pvscsi: avoid infinite loop while building SG list
QEMU 'pvscsi_convert_sglist()' Function Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92774
[Qemu-devel] [PATCH v2] scsi: pvscsi: check request descriptor SG elemen Patch
Third Party Advisory
lists.gnu.org
text/x-diff
URL Logo MLIST [qemu-devel] 20160906 [PATCH v2] scsi: pvscsi: check request descriptor SG element count
oss-security - CVE request: Qemu: scsi: pvscsi: infintie loop when building SG list Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
text/html
URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160906 CVE request: Qemu: scsi: pvscsi: infintie loop when building SG list
git.qemu.org Git - qemu.git/commit Patch
Vendor Advisory
git.qemu.org
text/xml
URL Logo CONFIRM git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=49adc5d3f8c6bb75e55ebfeab109c5c37dea65e8
QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201609-01) — Gentoo security Third Party Advisory
security.gentoo.org
text/html
URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201609-01

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux8.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux8.0AllAllAll
ApplicationQemuQemuAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: