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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-2239

Original release date: 08/19/2010
Last revised: 10/30/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Red Hat libvirt, possibly 0.6.0 through 0.8.2, creates new images without setting the user-defined backing-store format, which allows guest OS users to read arbitrary files on the host OS via unspecified vectors.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.4 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-10960
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2010:0615
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1008-1
External Source: MISC
Name: http://libvirt.org/news.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-11021
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2062
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1008-2
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1008-3
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=607812
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2010:017
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2763

Technical Details

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