vdsm up to 4.20.36 qemu-img Image Upload resource management

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in vdsm up to 4.20.36. Affected is an unknown code of the component qemu-img. The manipulation as part of a Image leads to a resource management vulnerability (Upload). CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-399. This is going to have an impact on availability. CVE summarizes:

It was found that vdsm before version 4.20.37 invokes qemu-img on untrusted inputs without limiting resources. By uploading a specially crafted image, an attacker could cause the qemu-img process to consume unbounded amounts of memory of CPU time, causing a denial of service condition that could potentially impact other users of the host.

The bug was discovered 08/09/2018. The weakness was disclosed 08/09/2018 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is available at bugzilla.redhat.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-10908 since 05/09/2018. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading to version 4.20.37 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entries VDB-132206, VDB-146178 and VDB-207412 are pretty similar.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.5
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Name: Upload
Class: Resource management / Upload
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: vdsm 4.20.37


05/09/2018 🔍
08/09/2018 +92 days 🔍
08/09/2018 +0 days 🔍
08/09/2018 +0 days 🔍
08/10/2018 +1 days 🔍
05/01/2023 +1725 days 🔍


Advisory: bugzilla.redhat.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-10908 (🔍)
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Created: 08/10/2018 07:22 AM
Updated: 05/01/2023 10:41 AM
Changes: 08/10/2018 07:22 AM (59), 03/14/2020 10:03 AM (2), 05/01/2023 10:41 AM (14)
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