CVE Details

Release Date:2016-07-27


The virtqueue_pop function in hw/virtio/virtio.c in QEMU allows localguest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and QEMU process crash) by submitting requests without waiting for completion.

See more information about CVE-2016-5403 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: 2.3 Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent network Attack Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Requires single instance Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kvm)ELSA-2016-19432016-09-27
Oracle Linux version 6 (qemu-kvm)ELSA-2016-15852016-08-09
Oracle Linux version 7 (qemu-kvm)ELSA-2016-16062016-08-11
Oracle VM version 3.4 (qemu-kvm)OVMSA-2016-00962016-08-09

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