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CVE-2014-0055

CVE information

Published

8 years ago

Last Modified

3 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

The get_rx_bufs function in drivers/vhost/net.c in the vhost-net subsystem in the Linux kernel package before 2.6.32-431.11.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 does not properly handle vhost_get_vq_desc errors, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via unspecified vectors..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
5.5/10
Exploit Score
5.1/10
Access Vector
Adjacent_network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
Single
Impact Score
6.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
Complete
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
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