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Improper Input Validation


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


The "virtqueue_map_sg" function in "hw/virtio/virtio.c" in QEMU versions prior to 1.7.2 and 2.0.x prior to 2.0.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary files via a crafted savevm image, related to virtio-block or virtio-serial read. This has same fix as CVE-2013-4536.

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  • HIGH
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  • HIGH
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CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

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.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published