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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0029

Original release date: 01/27/2012
Last revised: 03/05/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in the process_tx_desc function in the e1000 emulation (hw/e1000.c) in qemu-kvm 0.12, and possibly other versions, allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (QEMU crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted legacy mode packets.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.4 (HIGH) (AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47740
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=772075
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-8604
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47741
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 48318
External Source: BID
Name: 51642
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0050
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2012:0207
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50913
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47992
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2012:1320
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1339-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:0370
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=log;h=refs/heads/stable-1.0
External Source: XF
Name: qemu-processtxdesc-bo(72656)

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