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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6227

QEMU 0.9.0 allows local users of a Windows XP SP2 guest operating system to overwrite the TranslationBlock (code_gen_buffer) buffer, and probably have unspecified other impacts related to an "overflow," via certain Windows executable programs, as demonstrated by
Publish Date : 2007-12-04 Last Update Date : 2008-12-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Xen and KVM, as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 by default use only peripheral device emulation of QEMU and are therefore not vulnerable to this issue.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-6227

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Qemu Qemu 0.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Qemu Qemu 1

- References For CVE-2007-6227
BUGTRAQ 20071130 QEMU code_gen_buffer overflow POC
BID 26666 QEMU Translation Block Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-08
XF qemu-translationblock-dos(38806)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6227

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