libvirt up to 0.8.2 access control

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in libvirt (Virtualization Software). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

Red Hat libvirt, possibly 0.6.0 through 0.8.2, creates new images without setting the user-defined backing-store format, which allows guest OS users to read arbitrary files on the host OS via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was disclosed 08/19/2010 with Red Hat as Bug 607812 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared at bugzilla.redhat.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2010-2239. An attack has to be approached locally. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 68082 (Oracle Linux 5 : libvirt (ELSA-2010-0615)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 118690 (Fedora Update for libvirt (FEDORA-2010-10960)).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (68082). The entries 54398, 54396 and 54395 are pretty similar.

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Nessus ID: 68082
Nessus Name: Oracle Linux 5 : libvirt (ELSA-2010-0615)
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OpenVAS ID: 880654
OpenVAS Name: CentOS Update for libvirt CESA-2010:0615 centos5 i386
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Sourcesinfo

Advisory: Bug 607812
Organization: Red Hat
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2010-2239 (🔍)
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Vulnerability Center: 26663 - Libvirt 0.6 through 0.8.1 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability via New Image Creation, Low
SecurityFocus: 41981 - libvirt Multiple Local Security Bypass Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/23/2021 09:22 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM (61), 03/01/2017 05:49 PM (10), 09/23/2021 09:21 AM (4), 09/23/2021 09:22 AM (1)
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