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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5714

Off-by-one error in monitor.c in Qemu 0.9.1 might make it easier for remote attackers to guess the VNC password, which is limited to seven characters where eight was intended.
Publish Date : 2008-12-24 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
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)
CWE ID 189

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of Xen as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-5714 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20085714 unix
DSA-1907 kvm -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7760 unix
DSA-1907-1 kvm -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13413 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-2008-5714

# 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-2008-5714

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47683
XF qemu-monitor-weak-security(47683)
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-776-1
UBUNTU USN-776-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33020
BID 33020 QEMU VNC 'monitor.c' Insecure Password Vulnerability Release Date:2009-10-16
http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/trunk/monitor.c?root=qemu&r1=5966&r2=5965&pathrev=5966 CONFIRM
http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/?view=rev&root=qemu&revision=5966 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00004.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:002
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00003.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2009:008
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2008-11/msg01224.html
MLIST [qemu-devel] 20081123 [PATCH] Fix off-by-one bug limiting VNC passwords to 7 chars
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2008-12/msg00498.html
MLIST [qemu-devel] 20081210 Re: [RESEND] [PATCH v2] Fix off-by-one bug limiting VNC passwords to 7 chars

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5714

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


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