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CVE-2010-3851

Impact: Low
Public: 2010-10-14
Bugzilla: 643958: CVE-2010-3851 libguestfs: missing disk format specifier when adding a disk

Details

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 and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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 Instance
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 May 19, 2011

External References

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