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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5086

Multiple methods in libvirt 0.3.2 through 0.5.1 do not check if a connection is read-only, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions and perform administrative actions.
Publish Date : 2008-12-19 Last Update Date : 2017-09-29
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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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
3.6
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P 2008-12-12 2008-12-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5086 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085086 unix
ELSA-2009:0382: libvirt security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22396 unix
ELSA-2009:0382: libvirt security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22582 unix
Multiple methods in libvirt 0.3.2 through 0.5.1 do not check if a connection is read-only, which allows local users to b... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8765 unix
RHSA-2009:0382: libvirt security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090382 unix
RHSA-2009:0382: libvirt security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090045 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-2008-5086

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Libvirt Libvirt 0.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Libvirt Libvirt 0.3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Libvirt Libvirt 0.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Libvirt Libvirt 0.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Libvirt Libvirt 0.4.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Libvirt Libvirt 0.5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Libvirt Libvirt 0.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Libvirt Libvirt 7

- References For CVE-2008-5086

http://osvdb.org/50919
OSVDB 50919
https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2008-December/msg00522.html
MLIST [libvirt] 20081217 [SECURITY] PATCH: Fix missing read-only access checks (CVE-2008-5086)
http://secunia.com/advisories/33198
SECUNIA 33198
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=476560 CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/33292
SECUNIA 33292
http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg00938.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-11433
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32905
BID 32905 libvirt Local Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2009-03-19
http://secunia.com/advisories/33217
SECUNIA 33217
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:004
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0382.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0382
http://secunia.com/advisories/34397
SECUNIA 34397
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-694-1
UBUNTU USN-694-1
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8765
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8765

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5086

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


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