CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-07-16
Bugzilla: 996166: CVE-2013-4236 vdsm: incomplete fix for CVE-2013-0167 issue


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

VDSM in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3 and 3.2 allows privileged guest users to cause the host to become "unavailable to the managment server" via invalid XML characters in a guest agent response. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-0167.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4236 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.7
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEV Agents (vdsm) (vdsm) RHSA-2013:1155 August 13, 2013
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2013:1181 August 27, 2013
RHEV-M for Servers (vdsm) RHSA-2013:1155 August 13, 2013

External References


This issue was found by David Gibson of Red Hat.

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