CVE-2015-8744

2016-12-29T22:59:00
ID CVE-2015-8744
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-11-04T01:29:00

Description

QEMU (aka Quick Emulator) built with a VMWARE VMXNET3 paravirtual NIC emulator support is vulnerable to crash issue. It occurs when a guest sends a Layer-2 packet smaller than 22 bytes. A privileged (CAP_SYS_RAWIO) guest user could use this flaw to crash the QEMU process instance resulting in DoS.