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CVE-2008-5714 Detail

Description

Off-by-one error in monitor.c in Qemu 0.9.1 might make it easier for remote attackers to guess the VNC password, which is limited to seven characters where eight was intended.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/24/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/26/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Xen as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2008-11/msg01224.html
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2008-12/msg00498.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00003.html
http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/?view=rev&root=qemu&revision=5966
http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/trunk/monitor.c?root=qemu&r1=5966&r2=5965&pathrev=5966
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33020
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-776-1
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47683

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:qemu:qemu:0.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5714
NVD Published Date:
12/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017