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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-4453

The vmsvga_fifo_run function in hw/display/vmware_vga.c in QEMU allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via a VGA command.
Publish Date : 2016-06-01 Last Update Date : 2018-12-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
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 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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-4453

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Qemu Qemu - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Qemu Qemu 1

- References For CVE-2016-4453

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3047-1
UBUNTU USN-3047-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1336650 CONFIRM
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00038.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181130 [SECURITY] [DLA 1599-1] qemu security update
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-05/msg05270.html
MLIST [qemu-devel] 20160530 [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 4/4] vmsvga: don't process more than 1024 fifo commands at once
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3047-2
UBUNTU USN-3047-2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/30/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20160530 CVE-2016-4453 Qemu: display: vmsvga: infinite loop in vmsvga_fifo_run() routine
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-01
GENTOO GLSA-201609-01
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90928
BID 90928 QEMU CVE-2016-4453 Infinite Loop Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-10-03

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-4453

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


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