QEMU Stellaris ethernet Controller hw/net/stellaris_enet.c stellaris_enet_receive input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in QEMU (Virtualization Software) (affected version not known). Affected is the function stellaris_enet_receive of the file hw/net/stellaris_enet.c of the component Stellaris ethernet Controller. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 05/23/2016 with Intel (Website). The advisory is shared for download at lists.gnu.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2016-4001 since 04/12/2016. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 90814 (Fedora 22 : xen-4.5.3-2.fc22 (2016-75063477ca)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 176848 (Debian Security Update for qemu (DLA 1599-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (90814). Similar entries are available at 81088, 81198, 81711 and 82912.





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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 90814
Nessus Name: Fedora 22 : xen-4.5.3-2.fc22 (2016-75063477ca)
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OpenVAS ID: 802147
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for xen FEDORA-2016-35
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Patch: 3a15cc0e1ee7168db0782133d2607a6bfa422d66


04/11/2016 🔍
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Product: qemu.org

Advisory: USN-2974-1
Organization: Intel
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2016-4001 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 85976 - QEMU 'stellaris_enet_receive()' Function Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Created: 05/24/2016 11:54 AM
Updated: 08/22/2022 08:34 AM
Changes: 05/24/2016 11:54 AM (63), 12/12/2018 10:11 AM (15), 08/22/2022 08:34 AM (6)
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