Alpaquita Linux
Security Advisory

CVE-2023-1544

Published: October 18, 2023Last modified: November 29, 2023

Description

A flaw was found in the QEMU implementation of VMWare's paravirtual RDMA device. This flaw allows a crafted guest driver to allocate and initialize a huge number of page tables to be used as a ring of descriptors for CQ and async events, potentially leading to an out-of-bounds read and crash of QEMU.

Severity score breakdown

ParameterValue
Base score6.3
Attack VectorLOCAL
Attack complexityLOW
Privileges requiredNONE
User interactionREQUIRED
ScopeCHANGED
ConfidentialityNONE
Integrity impactNONE
Availability impactHIGH
VectorCVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H

Status

ProductReleasePackageStatus
Alpaquita Linux23 LTSqemuVulnerable (7.1.0-r4)
StreamqemuVulnerable (8.0.2-r0)

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