CVSS 3.1 Score 8.2 of 10 (high)


Published Apr 9, 2024
Updated: Apr 10, 2024
CWE ID 415


CVE-2024-3446 is a double free vulnerability found in QEMU virtio devices, specifically virtio-gpu, virtio-serial-bus, and virtio-crypto. The vulnerability arises from the insufficient protection of the mem_reentrancy_guard flag, leading to potential DMA reentrancy issues. Exploiting this vulnerability could allow a malicious privileged guest to crash the QEMU process on the host, resulting in a denial of service or arbitrary code execution within the context of the QEMU process on the host. The vulnerability has a high base severity rating of 8.2 and requires high privileges for exploitation. It has an impact score of 6.0 and poses risks to both integrity and confidentiality. Remediation measures are not provided in the available information.

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