Attacker Value
Unknown
(0 users assessed)
Exploitability
Unknown
(0 users assessed)
User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
Low
Attack Vector
Local
0

CVE-2016-2197

Disclosure Date: December 29, 2016
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Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with an IDE AHCI emulation support is vulnerable to a null pointer dereference flaw. It occurs while unmapping the Frame Information Structure (FIS) and Command List Block (CLB) entries. A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance resulting in DoS.

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CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
5.5 Medium
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.8
Vector:
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High

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