Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-7909: qemu-kvm security update

Back to Search

Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2016-7909: qemu-kvm security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
10/05/2016
Created
12/05/2019
Added
12/04/2019
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

The pcnet_rdra_addr function in hw/net/pcnet.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and QEMU process crash) by setting the (1) receive or (2) transmit descriptor ring length to 0.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-qemu-img
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-qemu-kvm
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp2-upgrade-qemu-kvm-common

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

;