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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2004

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.
Publish Date : 2008-05-12 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-04-17 2008-04-27
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2008:0194: xen security and bug fix update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22720 unix
RHSA-2008:0194: xen security and bug fix update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20080194 unix
The drive_init function in QEMU 0.9.1 determines the format of a raw disk image based on the header, which allows local ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11021 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-2008-2004

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Qemu Qemu 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Qemu Qemu 1

- References For CVE-2008-2004

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42268
XF qemu-driveinit-security-bypass(42268)
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-776-1
UBUNTU USN-776-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29101
BID 29101 QEMU 'vl.c' Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2009-05-13
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2008_13_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:013
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:162
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:162
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2008-04/msg00675.html
MLIST [Qemu-devel] 20080428 [4277] add format= to drive options (CVE-2008-2004)
http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/?view=rev&root=qemu&revision=4277 CONFIRM
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0194.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0194

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2004

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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