Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-6075: Vulnerability in qemu < 1.3.0-rc2 allow remote code execution

Back to Search

Alpine Linux: CVE-2012-6075: Vulnerability in qemu < 1.3.0-rc2 allow remote code execution

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/12/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
09/22/2017

Description

Buffer overflow in the e1000_receive function in the e1000 device driver (hw/e1000.c) in QEMU 1.3.0-rc2 and other versions, when the SBP and LPE flags are disabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) and possibly execute arbitrary guest code via a large packet.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-qemu

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;