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CVE-2008-5086 Detail

Current Description

Multiple methods in libvirt 0.3.2 through 0.5.1 do not check if a connection is read-only, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions and perform administrative actions.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg00938.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0382.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32905 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-694-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=476560
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8765
https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2008-December/msg00522.html

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libvirt:libvirt:0.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libvirt:libvirt:0.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libvirt:libvirt:0.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libvirt:libvirt:0.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libvirt:libvirt:0.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libvirt:libvirt:0.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:libvirt:libvirt:0.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5086
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017