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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-16847

An OOB heap buffer r/w access issue was found in the NVM Express Controller emulation in QEMU. It could occur in nvme_cmb_ops routines in nvme device. A guest user/process could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process resulting in DoS or potentially run arbitrary code with privileges of the QEMU process.
Publish Date : 2018-11-02 Last Update Date : 2019-10-09
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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)
CWE ID 125

- Products Affected By CVE-2018-16847

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 18.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Qemu Qemu - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 2
Qemu Qemu 1

- References For CVE-2018-16847

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16847 CONFIRM
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2018/11/02/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20181102 CVE-2018-16847 QEMU: nvme: Out-of-bounds r/w buffer access in cmb operations
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3826-1/
UBUNTU USN-3826-1
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2018-11/msg00200.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105866
BID 105866 QEMU CVE-2018-16847 Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2018-11-01

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2018-16847

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


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