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Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2015 10:24:47 +0800
From: Qinghao Tang <luodalongde@...il.com>
To: cve-assign@...re.org
Cc: P J P <ppandit@...hat.com>, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request Qemu: ide: divide by zero issue

please add this vulnerability information at
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-6855.
Thanks.


2015-09-11 3:25 GMT+08:00 <cve-assign@...re.org>:

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> > Qemu emulator built with the IDE disk and CD/DVD-ROM emulation support is
> > vulnerable to a divide by zero issue. It could occur while executing an
> IDE
> > command WIN_READ_NATIVE_MAX to determine the maximum size of a drive.
> >
> > A privileged user inside guest could use this flaw to crash the Qemu
> instance
> > resulting in DoS.
> >
> > The fix disables undue IDE commands for CD-ROM drives.
> >
> > https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2015-09/msg02479.html
>
> In this case, we are assigning a CVE ID for the primary problem
> statement in the msg02479.html post, i.e., the "All other commands are
> illegal to send to an ATAPI device and should be rejected by the
> device" statement. Use CVE-2015-6855. The divide-by-zero error is
> resultant, and serves as a demonstration of how an illegal command can
> have a security impact. It is conceivable that other security impacts
> may be discovered later.
>
> (not yet available at
> http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=history;f=hw/ide/core.c)
>
> - --
> CVE assignment team, MITRE CVE Numbering Authority
> M/S M300
> 202 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730 USA
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