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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4539

Heap-based buffer overflow in the Cirrus VGA implementation in (1) KVM before kvm-82 and (2) QEMU on Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu might allow local users to gain privileges by using the VNC console for a connection, aka the LGD-54XX "bitblt" heap overflow. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2007-1320.
Publish Date : 2008-12-29 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
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 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) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-4539 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20084539 unix
DSA-1799 qemu -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7873 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-2008-4539

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 16 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 17 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 18 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 19 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 20 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 25 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 26 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 27 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 28 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 29 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 30 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 31 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 33 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 34 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 35 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 36 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 37 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 38 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 39 Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 40 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 41 Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 42 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 43 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 44 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 45 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 46 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 47 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 48 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 49 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 50 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 51 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 52 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 53 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 54 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 55 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 56 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 57 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 58 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 59 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 60 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 61 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 62 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 63 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 65 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 66 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 67 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 68 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 69 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 70 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 71 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 72 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 73 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 74 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 75 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 76 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 77 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 78 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 79 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 80 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application Kvm Qumranet KVM 81 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application Qemu Qemu Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Kvm Qumranet KVM 79
Qemu Qemu 1

- References For CVE-2008-4539

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg01223.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-11705
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/jaunty/+source/qemu/0.9.1+svn20081112-1ubuntu1 CONFIRM
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=466890 CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47736
XF qemu-kvm-cirrusvga-bo(47736)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=448525 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:008
http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/?view=rev&root=qemu&revision=5587 CONFIRM
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-776-1
UBUNTU USN-776-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=237342 CONFIRM
http://www.mail-archive.com/[email protected]/msg09322.html
MLIST [secure-testing-commits] 20081103 r10251 - data/CVE
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1799
DEBIAN DSA-1799
http://www.mail-archive.com/[email protected]/msg129730.html
MLIST [cvs-all] 20081102 cvs commit: ports/emulators/qemu Makefile ports/emulators/qemu/files patch-CVE-2008-4539 ports/emulators/qemu-devel Makefile ports/emulators/qemu-devel/files patch-CVE-2008-4539
http://groups.google.com/group/linux.debian.changes.devel/msg/9e0dc008572f2867?dmode=source
MLIST [debian-devel-changes] 20081101 Accepted qemu 0.9.1+svn20081101-1 (source amd64)
http://git.kernel.dk/?p=qemu.git;a=commitdiff;h=65d35a09979e63541afc5bfc595b9f1b1b4ae069 CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4539

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


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