Public Date:
643958: CVE-2010-3851 libguestfs: missing disk format specifier when adding a disk

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

libguestfs before 1.5.23, as used in virt-v2v, virt-inspector 1.5.3 and earlier, and possibly other products, when a raw-format disk image is used, allows local guest OS administrators to read files from the host via a crafted (1) qcow2, (2) VMDK, or (3) VDI header, related to lack of support for a disk format specifier.

Find out more about CVE-2010-3851 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 1.5
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libguestfs) RHSA-2011:0586 2011-05-19