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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-2841

The ne2000_receive function in the NE2000 NIC emulation support (hw/net/ne2000.c) in QEMU before 2.5.1 allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) via crafted values for the PSTART and PSTOP registers, involving ring buffer control.
Publish Date : 2016-06-16 Last Update Date : 2018-12-01
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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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-2841

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Qemu Qemu * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Qemu Qemu 1

- References For CVE-2016-2841

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2974-1
UBUNTU USN-2974-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/03/02/8
MLIST [oss-security] 20160302 CVE request Qemu: net: ne2000: infinite loop in ne2000_receive
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1303106 CONFIRM
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=415ab35a441eca767d033a2702223e785b9d5190 CONFIRM
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201609-01
GENTOO GLSA-201609-01
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84028
BID 84028 QEMU 'ne2000.c' CVE-2016-2841 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2016-10-11
http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/qemu-stable/2016-03/msg00064.html
MLIST [qemu-stable] 20160329 [Qemu-stable] [ANNOUNCE] QEMU 2.5.1 Stable released
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2016-02/msg06126.html
MLIST [qemu-devel] 20160226 Re: [PATCH v2] net: ne2000: check ring buffer control registers
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00038.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181130 [SECURITY] [DLA 1599-1] qemu security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-2841

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


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