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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-5177

libvirt 1.0.0 through 1.2.x before 1.2.5, when fine grained access control is enabled, allows local users to read arbitrary files via a crafted XML document containing an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference to the (1) virDomainDefineXML, (2) virNetworkCreateXML, (3) virNetworkDefineXML, (4) virStoragePoolCreateXML, (5) virStoragePoolDefineXML, (6) virStorageVolCreateXML, (7) virDomainCreateXML, (8) virNodeDeviceCreateXML, (9) virInterfaceDefineXML, (10) virStorageVolCreateXMLFrom, (11) virConnectDomainXMLFromNative, (12) virConnectDomainXMLToNative, (13) virSecretDefineXML, (14) virNWFilterDefineXML, (15) virDomainSnapshotCreateXML, (16) virDomainSaveImageDefineXML, (17) virDomainCreateXMLWithFiles, (18) virConnectCompareCPU, or (19) virConnectBaselineCPU API method, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue. NOTE: this issue was SPLIT from CVE-2014-0179 per ADT3 due to different affected versions of some vectors.
Publish Date : 2014-08-03 Last Update Date : 2019-04-22
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2014:0914: libvirt security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20140914 unix
USN-2366-1 -- libvirt vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26939 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-2014-5177

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Redhat Enterprise Virtualization 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Redhat Libvirt Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Redhat Libvirt Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Redhat Libvirt Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Redhat Libvirt Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Redhat Libvirt Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Redhat Libvirt Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Opensuse Opensuse 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1
Redhat Enterprise Virtualization 1
Redhat Libvirt 23

- References For CVE-2014-5177 CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201412-04
REDHAT RHSA-2014:0560
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0674
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2014:0650 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-5177

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

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