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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0297

Original release date: 02/12/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Buffer overflow in the usb_host_handle_control function in the USB passthrough handling implementation in usb-linux.c in QEMU before 0.11.1 allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash or hang) or possibly execute arbitrary code on the host OS via a crafted USB packet.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [kvm] 20090702 KVM crashes when using certain USB device
External Source: BID
Name: 38158
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.qemu.org/ChangeLog
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100204 Re: KVM possible security issues fixed
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/qemu.git/commit/?id=babd03fde68093482528010a5435c14ce9128e3f
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0088
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=557025
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11786
External Source: MLIST
Name: [kvm] 20090721 Re: KVM crashes when using certain USB device
External Source: XF
Name: kernel-usb-bo(56194)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [kvm] 20090721 Re: KVM crashes when using certain USB device
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20100202 KVM possible security issues fixed

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11786
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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