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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-6835

The vmxnet_tx_pkt_parse_headers function in hw/net/vmxnet_tx_pkt.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (buffer over-read) by leveraging failure to check IP header length.
Publish Date : 2016-12-10 Last Update Date : 2020-10-19
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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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-6835

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Qemu Qemu * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Qemu Qemu 1

- References For CVE-2016-6835

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00007.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180906 [SECURITY] [DLA 1497-1] qemu security update
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-stable/2016-08/msg00077.html
MLIST [qemu-devel] 20160810 Re: [PATCH] net: vmxnet: check IP header length
http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=93060258ae748573ca7197204125a2670047896d CONFIRM
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2392
REDHAT RHSA-2017:2392
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/18/4
MLIST [oss-security] 20160817 Re: CVE request Qemu: buffer overflow in vmxnet_tx_pkt_parse_headers() in vmxnet3 device emulation
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/11/7
MLIST [oss-security] 20160812 CVE request Qemu: buffer overflow in vmxnet_tx_pkt_parse_headers() in vmxnet3 device emulation

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-6835

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


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