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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0928

Original release date: 03/03/2008
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Qemu 0.9.1 and earlier does not perform range checks for block device read or write requests, which allows guest host users with root privileges to access arbitrary memory and escape the virtual machine.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.7 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2083
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=433560
External Source: BID
Name: 28001
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:016
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1799
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1993
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9706
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1973
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0194
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2009:008
External Source: MLIST
Name: [debian-security] 20080219 qemu unchecked block read/write vulnerability
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:162
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2001
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-2057
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1995

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9706
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)