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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1146

libvirt.c in the API in Red Hat libvirt 0.8.8 does not properly restrict operations in a read-only connection, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a (1) virNodeDeviceDettach, (2) virNodeDeviceReset, (3) virDomainRevertToSnapshot, (4) virDomainSnapshotDelete, (5) virNodeDeviceReAttach, or (6) virConnectDomainXMLToNative call, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-5086.
Publish Date : 2011-03-15 Last Update Date : 2011-09-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C 2011-03-03 2011-03-02
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-1146 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-0391 -- libvirt security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27315 unix
ELSA-2011:0391: libvirt security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23535 unix
RHSA-2011:0391: libvirt security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21821 unix
RHSA-2011:0391: libvirt security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20110391 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-1146

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Libvirt 0.8.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Libvirt 1

- References For CVE-2011-1146
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2011:0311
VUPEN ADV-2011-0694
SECTRACK 1025262
BID 46820 libvirt Multiple Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-02-28
REDHAT RHSA-2011:0391
VUPEN ADV-2011-0805
VUPEN ADV-2011-0700
XF libvirt-apicalls-dos(66012)
MLIST [oss-security] 20110310 Re: CVE request: libvirt: several API calls do not honour read-only connection
MLIST [oss-security] 20110309 CVE request: libvirt: several API calls do not honour read-only connection;a=commit;h=71753cb7f7a16ff800381c0b5ee4e99eea92fed3 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1146

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