CVE-2018-12617

CVE Details

Release Date:2018-06-21

Description


qmp_guest_file_read in qga/commands-posix.c and qga/commands-win32.c inqemu-ga (aka QEMU Guest Agent) in QEMU 2.12.50 has an integer overflow causing a g_malloc0() call to trigger a segmentation fault when trying to allocate a large memory chunk. The vulnerability can be exploited by sending a crafted QMP command (including guest-file-read with a large count value) to the agent via the listening socket.

See more information about CVE-2018-12617 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


Notes



CVSS v2 metrics


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

Base Score: Base Metrics:
Access Vector: Undefined Confidentiality Impact: Undefined
Access Impact: Undefined Integrity Impact: Undefined
Authentication: Undefined Availability Impact: Undefined

Errata information


PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 7 (qemu)ELSA-2018-42622018-10-29
Oracle Linux version 7 (qemu)ELSA-2018-42852018-11-20
Oracle Linux version 7 (qemu)ELSA-2018-42892018-11-28
Oracle Linux version 7 (qemu)ELSA-2019-45852019-03-15



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