CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 11, 2023
Updated: Nov 4, 2023
CWE ID 369


CVE-2023-42467 is a vulnerability that affects QEMU through version 8.0.0. It can trigger a division by zero in scsi_disk_reset in hw/scsi/scsi-disk.c, which can cause QEMU and the guest to immediately stop. The vulnerability is categorized as medium severity, with a base score of 5.5 according to [email protected]. The exploitability score is 1.8, and it requires low privileges and has no user interaction needed. The attack vector is local, and there is no impact on integrity or confidentiality. However, it does have a high impact on availability. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their QEMU software to a version that is not affected by the issue.


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