Attacker Value
Unknown
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Exploitability
Unknown
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User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
High
Attack Vector
Local
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CVE-2020-27821

Disclosure Date: December 08, 2020
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Description

A flaw was found in the memory management API of QEMU during the initialization of a memory region cache. This issue could lead to an out-of-bounds write access to the MSI-X table while performing MMIO operations. A guest user may abuse this flaw to crash the QEMU process on the host, resulting in a denial of service. This flaw affects QEMU versions prior to 5.2.0.

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CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
6.0 Medium
Impact Score:
4
Exploitability Score:
1.5
Vector:
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
High
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Changed
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High

General Information

Products

  • QEMU

Additional Info

Technical Analysis