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LIN5-21324 : Security Advisory - qemu - CVE-2016-1714

Created: Apr 13, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Apr 28, 2016
Found In Version: 5.0.1.35
Fix Version: 5.0.1.36
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Userspace

Description

The (1) fw_cfg_write and (2) fw_cfg_read functions in hw/nvram/fw_cfg.c in QEMU before 2.4, when built with the Firmware Configuration device emulation support, allow guest OS users with the CAP_SYS_RAWIO privilege to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write access and process crash) or potentially execute arbitrary code via an invalid current entry value in a firmware configuration.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-1714

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