|Bugzilla:||980757: CVE-2013-2231 qemu: qemu-ga win32 service unquoted search path|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Unquoted Windows search path vulnerability in the QEMU Guest Agent service for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6, HPC Node 6, Server 6, Workstation 6, Desktop Supplementary 6, Server Supplementary 6, Supplementary AUS 6.4, Supplementary EUS 6.4.z, and Workstation Supplementary 6, when installing on Windows, allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted program in an unspecified folder.
This issue does not affect the kvm package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This issue does not affect the xen package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This issue does affect the qemu-kvm package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Future qemu-kvm updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 may address this flaw.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary version 6 (virtio-win)||RHSA-2013:1101||July 22, 2013|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (qemu-kvm)||RHSA-2013:1100||July 22, 2013|
This issue was discovered by Lev Veyde of Red Hat.
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