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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-4400

Original release date: 12/09/2013
Last revised: 12/10/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

virt-login-shell in libvirt 1.1.2 through 1.1.3 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and possibly gain privileges via unspecified environment variables or command-line arguments.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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: http://wiki.libvirt.org/page/Maintenance_Releases
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1015228
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=8c3586ea755c40d5e01b22cb7b5c1e668cdec994
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=b7fcc799ad5d8f3e55b89b94e599903e3c092467
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-20869
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=3e2f27e13b94f7302ad948bcacb5e02c859a25fc
Type: Patch Information

Technical Details

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