libguestfs up to 1.5.22 information disclosure
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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in libguestfs. Affected is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. CVE summarizes:
libguestfs before 1.5.23, as used in virt-v2v, virt-inspector 1.5.3 and earlier, and possibly other products, when a raw-format disk image is used, allows local guest OS administrators to read files from the host via a crafted (1) qcow2, (2) VMDK, or (3) VDI header, related to lack of support for a disk format specifier.
The weakness was released 11/04/2010 (Website). The advisory is available at redhat.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2010-3851 since 10/08/2010. Local access is required to approach this attack. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 50567 (Fedora 13 : libguestfs-1.6.0-1.fc13.1 (2010-17202)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks.
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 databases at X-Force (62636), Vulnerability Center (SBV-28037) and Tenable (50567).
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9
VulDB Base Score: 6.2
VulDB Temp Score: 5.9
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ExploitingClass: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
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Nessus ID: 50567
Nessus Name: Fedora 13 : libguestfs-1.6.0-1.fc13.1 (2010-17202)
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OpenVAS ID: 862636
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for libguestfs FEDORA-2010-16835
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10/18/2010 +10 days 🔍
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Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2010-3851 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 28037 - libguestfs before 1.5.23 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability, Low
SecurityFocus: 44166 - libguestfs Disk Format Specifier Information Disclosure Vulnerability
Secunia: 41797 - libguestfs Qemu Disk Format Specifier Weakness, Not Critical
EntryCreated: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/28/2021 11:35 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM (58), 03/08/2017 10:03 PM (14), 09/28/2021 11:28 AM (3), 09/28/2021 11:35 AM (1)
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