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CVE-2008-2004 Detail

Current Description

The drive_init function in QEMU 0.9.1 determines the format of a raw disk image based on the header, which allows local guest users to read arbitrary files on the host by modifying the header to identify a different format, which is used when the guest is restarted.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2008-04/msg00675.html Exploit
http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/?view=rev&root=qemu&revision=4277
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:162
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2008_13_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0194.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29101
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-776-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42268
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11021

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2004
NVD Published Date:
05/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017