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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-9912

Quick Emulator (Qemu) built with the Virtio GPU Device emulator support is vulnerable to a memory leakage issue. It could occur while destroying gpu resource object in 'virtio_gpu_resource_destroy'. A guest user/process could use this flaw to leak host memory bytes, resulting in DoS for a host.
Publish Date : 2016-12-23 Last Update Date : 2016-12-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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)
CWE ID 400

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-9912

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Qemu Qemu 1

- References For CVE-2016-9912

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/08/6
MLIST [oss-security] 20161208 Re: CVE request Qemu: display: virtio-gpu: memory leakage when destroying gpu resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94760
BID 94760 QEMU 'hw/display/virtio-gpu.c' Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-12-13

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-9912

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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