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568701: CVE-2010-0429 libspice: Relying on guest provided data structures to indicate memory allocation

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

libspice, as used in QEMU-KVM in the Hypervisor (aka rhev-hypervisor) in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 2.2 and qspice 0.3.0, does not properly restrict the addresses upon which memory-management actions are performed, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (guest OS crash) or possibly gain privileges via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2010-0429 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.6
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtualization 5 (qspice) RHSA-2010:0633 2010-08-19
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor 5 (rhev-hypervisor) RHSA-2010:0622 2010-08-19
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