CVE-2017-15289

Public on 2017-12-20
Modified on 2017-12-21
Description
Quick emulator (QEMU), compiled with the Cirrus CLGD 54xx VGA Emulator support, is vulnerable to an OOB write access issue. The issue could occur while writing to VGA memory via mode4and5 write functions. A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process resulting in Denial of Serivce (DoS).
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
4.4
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 qemu-kvm 2017-12-20 18:55 ALAS-2017-934

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv2 2.9 AV:A/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 4.4 CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 2.1 AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 6.0 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H