CVE Details

Release Date:2015-08-03


An information leak flaw was found in the way QEMU's RTL8139 emulation implementation processed network packets under RTL8139 controller's C+ mode of operation. An unprivileged guest user could use this flaw to read up to 65 KB of uninitialized QEMU heap memory.

See more information about CVE-2015-5165 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 3.3 Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Adjacent network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: None

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (qemu-kvm)ELSA-2015-18332015-09-22
Oracle Linux version 7 (qemu-kvm)ELSA-2015-17932015-09-15
Oracle VM version 3.2 (xen)OVMSA-2015-01122015-08-04
Oracle VM version 3.3 (xen)OVMSA-2015-01112015-08-04

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