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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0928

Qemu 0.9.1 and earlier does not perform range checks for block device read or write requests, which allows guest host users with root privileges to access arbitrary memory and escape the virtual machine.
Publish Date : 2008-03-03 Last Update Date : 2020-11-02
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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 None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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)
CWE ID 264

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-02-20 2008-02-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0928 unix
DSA-1799 qemu -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7873 unix
ELSA-2008:0194: xen security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22720 unix
Qemu 0.9.1 and earlier does not perform range checks for block device read or write requests, which allows guest host us... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9706 unix
RHSA-2008:0194: xen security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080194 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-2008-0928

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Qemu Qemu 0.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Qemu Qemu 0.1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Qemu Qemu 0.1.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Qemu Qemu 0.1.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Qemu Qemu 0.1.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Qemu Qemu 0.1.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Qemu Qemu 0.1.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Qemu Qemu 0.2.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Qemu Qemu 0.3.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Qemu Qemu 0.4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Qemu Qemu 0.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Qemu Qemu 0.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Qemu Qemu 0.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Qemu Qemu 0.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Qemu Qemu 0.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Qemu Qemu 0.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Qemu Qemu 0.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Qemu Qemu 0.5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Qemu Qemu 0.5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Qemu Qemu 0.6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Qemu Qemu 0.6.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Qemu Qemu 0.7.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Qemu Qemu 0.7.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Qemu Qemu 0.7.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Qemu Qemu 0.8.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Qemu Qemu 0.8.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Qemu Qemu 0.8.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Qemu Qemu 0.9.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Qemu Qemu 0.9.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Qemu Qemu 29

- References For CVE-2008-0928
BID 28001 KVM Block Device Backend Local Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2009-05-25
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0194
MLIST [debian-security] 20080219 qemu unchecked block read/write vulnerability
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:008
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9706

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0928

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