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Out-of-bounds Read


Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10


A stack-buffer-overflow was found in QEMU 6.0.0-rc0 before 6.1.1 and 6.2.0-rc0 before 6.2.0-rc2 in the NVME component. The flaw lies in nvme_changed_nslist() where a malicious guest controlling certain input can read out of bounds memory. A malicious user could use this flaw leading to disclosure of sensitive information.

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CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read

Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published