CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published May 14, 2024
CWE ID 672


CVE-2024-4693 is a vulnerability found in the QEMU Virtio PCI Bindings (hw/virtio/virtio-pci.c). It allows a malicious guest to crash the QEMU process on the host by triggering a guest crash via vhost_net_stop(). This vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.5 according to Red Hat's security alert. The exploitability score is 1.8, and it requires low privileges and local access to be exploited. The impact score is 3.6, and the availability impact is considered high. No user interaction or integrity or confidentiality impacts are identified. The vulnerability affects QEMU products that utilize the Virtio PCI Bindings, and remediation measures are not specified in the provided information.


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