QEMU up to 6.x HD Audio Device memory corruption

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A vulnerability has been found in QEMU up to 6.x (Virtualization Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component HD Audio Device Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:

A stack overflow vulnerability was found in the Intel HD Audio device (intel-hda) of QEMU. A malicious guest could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process on the host, resulting in a denial of service condition. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability. This flaw affects QEMU versions prior to 7.0.0.

The weakness was shared 05/12/2022. The advisory is shared for download at bugzilla.redhat.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-3611 since 06/18/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. Access to the local network is required for this attack. The requirement for exploitation is a single authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 05/14/2022).

Upgrading to version 7.0.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.7
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.5

VulDB Base Score: 5.7
VulDB Temp Score: 5.5
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Partially

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: QEMU 7.0.0

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06/18/2021 CVE reserved
05/12/2022 +328 days Advisory disclosed
05/12/2022 +0 days VulDB entry created
05/14/2022 +2 days VulDB last update

Sourcesinfoedit

Product: qemu.org

Advisory: bugzilla.redhat.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2021-3611 (🔒)

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Created: 05/12/2022 11:59 AM
Updated: 05/14/2022 01:44 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_nvd_summary
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