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CVE-2010-2239

Impact: Low
Public: 2010-07-12
Bugzilla: 607812: CVE-2010-2239 libvirt: not setting user defined backing store format when creating new image

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2010-2239 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.4
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Virtualization version 5 (libvirt) RHSA-2010:0615 August 10, 2010

External References

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