Attacker Value
Unknown
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Exploitability
Unknown
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User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
Low
Attack Vector
Local
0

CVE-2020-15863

Disclosure Date: July 28, 2020
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Description

hw/net/xgmac.c in the XGMAC Ethernet controller in QEMU before 07-20-2020 has a buffer overflow. This occurs during packet transmission and affects the highbank and midway emulated machines. A guest user or process could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process on the host, resulting in a denial of service or potential privileged code execution. This was fixed in commit 5519724a13664b43e225ca05351c60b4468e4555.

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CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
5.3 Medium
Impact Score:
3.7
Exploitability Score:
1.1
Vector:
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Changed
Confidentiality (C):
Low
Integrity (I):
Low
Availability (A):
Low

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