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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-5338

The (1) esp_reg_read and (2) esp_reg_write functions in hw/scsi/esp.c in QEMU allow local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (QEMU process crash) or execute arbitrary code on the QEMU host via vectors related to the information transfer buffer.
Publish Date : 2016-06-14 Last Update Date : 2018-12-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-5338

# 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-2016-5338

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91079
BID 91079 QEMU 'hw/scsi/esp.c' Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Release Date:2016-10-28
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-01
GENTOO GLSA-201609-01
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-06/msg01507.html
MLIST [qemu-devel] 20160606 [Qemu-devel] [PATCH v3] scsi: esp: check TI buffer index before read/write
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3047-2
UBUNTU USN-3047-2
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00038.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181130 [SECURITY] [DLA 1599-1] qemu security update
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3047-1
UBUNTU USN-3047-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/07/3
MLIST [oss-security] 20160607 CVE Request Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB r/w access while processing ESP_FIFO
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=ff589551c8e8e9e95e211b9d8daafb4ed39f1aec CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/08/14
MLIST [oss-security] 20160608 Re: CVE Request Qemu: scsi: esp: OOB r/w access while processing ESP_FIFO

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-5338

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


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