CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2010-01-23
Bugzilla: 702754: CVE-2011-1773 virt-v2v: vnc password protection is missing after vm conversion


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

virt-v2v before 0.8.4 does not preserve the VNC console password when converting a guest, which allows local users to bypass the intended VNC authentication by connecting without a password.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1773 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.7
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (virt-v2v) RHSA-2011:1615 December 05, 2011

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