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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-6855

hw/ide/core.c in QEMU does not properly restrict the commands accepted by an ATAPI device, which allows guest users to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via certain IDE commands, as demonstrated by a WIN_READ_NATIVE_MAX command to an empty drive, which triggers a divide-by-zero error and instance crash.
Publish Date : 2015-11-06 Last Update Date : 2017-06-30
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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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-6855

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Qemu Qemu - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 1
Novell Suse Linux Enterprise Server 1
Qemu Qemu 1

- References For CVE-2015-6855
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-16368
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-4896530727
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-d6ea74993a
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-16370
SUSE SUSE-SU-2015:1782
MLIST [oss-security] 20150910 CVE request Qemu: ide: divide by zero issue
MLIST [oss-security] 20150910 Re: CVE request Qemu: ide: divide by zero issue
BID 76691 QEMU 'hw/ide/core.c' Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-10-11
GENTOO GLSA-201602-01
MLIST [Qemu-devel] 20150907 [PATCH] ide: fix ATAPI command permissions
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-8dc71ade88
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-16369

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-6855

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