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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-2007

Original release date: 05/21/2013
Last revised: 08/22/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The qemu guest agent in Qemu 1.4.1 and earlier, as used by Xen, when started in daemon mode, uses weak permissions for certain files, which allows local users to read and write to these files.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:1202
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 53325
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 93032
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0896
External Source: BID
Name: 59675
External Source: XF
Name: qemu-cve20132007-priv-esc(84047)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu.git;a=commit;h=c689b4f1bac352dcfd6ecb9a1d45337de0f1de67
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130506 Xen Security Advisory 51 (CVE-2013-2007) - qemu guest agent (qga) insecure file permissions
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1028521
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0791
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=956082

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)