CVE Details

Release Date:2017-03-15


Heap-based buffer overflow in Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA Emulator in QuickEmulator (Qemu) 2.8 and earlier allows local guest OS users to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors related to a VNC client updating its display after a VGA operation.

See more information about CVE-2017-7980 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score:4.9 Base Metrics:AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent network Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Access Impact: Medium Integrity Impact: Partial
Authentication: Requires single instance Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (qemu-kvm)ELSA-2017-12062017-05-09
Oracle Linux version 7 (qemu-kvm)ELSA-2017-14302017-06-13
Oracle VM version 3.4 (qemu-kvm)OVMSA-2017-01012017-05-09

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