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CVE-2016-8577

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Date: November 4, 2016

Memory leak in the v9fs_read function in hw/9pfs/9p.c in QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) allows local guest OS administrators to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via vectors related to an I/O read operation.

Language: C

Severity Score

Severity Score

Weakness Type (CWE)

Resource Management Errors

CWE-399

Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime

CWE-772

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CVSS v3.1

Base Score:
Attack Vector (AV): LOCAL
Attack Complexity (AC): LOW
Privileges Required (PR): HIGH
User Interaction (UI): NONE
Scope (S): CHANGED
Confidentiality (C): NONE
Integrity (I): NONE
Availability (A): HIGH

CVSS v2

Base Score:
Access Vector (AV): LOCAL
Access Complexity (AC): LOW
Authentication (AU): NONE
Confidentiality (C): NONE
Integrity (I): NONE
Availability (A): PARTIAL
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