virt-edit in libguestfs before 1.18.0 does not preserve the permissions from the original file and saves the new file with world-readable permissions when editing, which might allow local guest users to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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
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[Libguestfs] 20120521 [ANNOUNCE] libguestfs 1.18 released - tools for managing virtual machines and disk images