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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-7116

Directory traversal vulnerability in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to access host files outside the export path via a .. (dot dot) in an unspecified string.
Publish Date : 2016-12-10 Last Update Date : 2020-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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) Directory traversal

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-7116

# 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
3 Application Qemu Qemu 2.7.0 RC4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Qemu Qemu 2.7.0 RC0 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Qemu Qemu 2.7.0 RC1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Qemu Qemu 2.7.0 RC2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Qemu Qemu 2.7.0 RC3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Debian Debian Linux 1
Qemu Qemu 6

- References For CVE-2016-7116
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181130 [SECURITY] [DLA 1599-1] qemu security update
BID 92680 QEMU File Handling Multiple Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities Release Date:2016-10-03
GENTOO GLSA-201609-01
MLIST [oss-security] 20160830 CVE request: Qemu: 9p: directory traversal flaw in 9p virtio backend
MLIST [oss-security] 20160830 Re: CVE request: Qemu: 9p: directory traversal flaw in 9p virtio backend;a=commit;h=56f101ecce0eafd09e2daf1c4eeb1377d6959261 CONFIRM
MLIST [qemu-devel] 20160826 [PATCH v2 0/5] 9P security fixes
MLIST [qemu-devel] 20160830 [PATCH v4 0/3] 9pfs security fixes

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-7116

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