CVE-2017-15268

Public on 2018-06-07
Modified on 2018-06-11
Description
A memory leakage issue was found in the I/O channels websockets implementation of the Quick Emulator (QEMU). It could occur while sending screen updates to a client, which is slow to read and process them further. A privileged guest user could use this flaw to cause a denial of service on the host and/or potentially crash the QEMU process instance on the host.
Severity
Low
CVSS v3 Base Score
3.0
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 qemu-kvm 2018-06-07 23:41 ALAS2-2018-1034
Amazon Linux 1 qemu-kvm 2018-06-08 18:29 ALAS-2018-1034

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv2 2.1 AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 3.0 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 5.0 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 7.5 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H