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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0036

Original release date: 02/11/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the proxyReadClientSocket function in proxy/libvirt_proxy.c in libvirt_proxy 0.5.1 might allow local users to gain privileges by sending a portion of the header of a virProxyPacket packet, and then sending the remainder of the packet with crafted values in the header, related to use of uninitialized memory in a validation check.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=484947
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10127
External Source: MLIST
Name: [libvir-list] 20090128 Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] proxy: Fix use of uninitalized memory
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: MLIST
Name: [libvir-list] 20090128 Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] proxy: Fix use of uninitalized memory
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.et.redhat.com/?p=libvirt.git;a=commitdiff;h=2bb0657e28
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: MLIST
Name: [libvir-list] 20090127 [libvirt] [PATCH] proxy: Fix use of uninitalized memory
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:0382
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20090210 libvirt_proxy heads up
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34397
External Source: BID
Name: 33724

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10127
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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