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

CVE-2021-3416

Disclosure Date: March 18, 2021
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Description

A potential stack overflow via infinite loop issue was found in various NIC emulators of QEMU in versions up to and including 5.2.0. The issue occurs in loopback mode of a NIC wherein reentrant DMA checks get bypassed. A guest user/process may use this flaw to consume CPU cycles or crash the QEMU process on the host resulting in DoS scenario.

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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
Technical Analysis