Public Date:
604752: CVE-2010-2223 vdsm: missing VM post-zeroing after removal

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Virtual Desktop Server Manager (VDSM) in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor (aka RHEV-H or rhev-hypervisor) before 5.5-2.2 does not properly perform VM post-zeroing after the removal of a virtual machine's data, which allows guest OS users to obtain sensitive information by examining the disk blocks associated with a deleted virtual machine.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2223 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEV Agents (VDSM) (vdsm22) RHSA-2010:0473 2010-06-22
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor 5 (rhev-hypervisor) RHSA-2010:0476 2010-06-22