Bug 980757 - (CVE-2013-2231) CVE-2013-2231 qemu: qemu-ga win32 service unquoted search path
CVE-2013-2231 qemu: qemu-ga win32 service unquoted search path
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
unspecified
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 976478 980758 980817 983500 983502 986943
Blocks: 980773 983084 983681
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Reported: 2013-07-03 03:52 EDT by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2015-10-15 13:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-08-24 10:09:38 EDT
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Proposed upstream patch (2.67 KB, application/x-gzip)
2013-07-22 09:21 EDT, Petr Matousek
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Description Petr Matousek 2013-07-03 03:52:08 EDT
An unquoted search path flaw was found in the way qemu guest agent service for Windows was installed into the system.

A local unprivileged user could use this flaw to increase their privileges.

References:

http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/428.html

Acknowledgements:

This issue was discovered by Lev Veyde of Red Hat.
Comment 2 Petr Matousek 2013-07-03 04:16:13 EDT
Statement:

This issue does not affect the kvm package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This issue does not affect the xen package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This issue does affect the qemu-kvm package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Future qemu-kvm updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 may address this flaw.
Comment 6 Petr Matousek 2013-07-22 09:15:57 EDT
Created qemu tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 986943]
Comment 7 Petr Matousek 2013-07-22 09:21:49 EDT
Created attachment 776902 [details]
Proposed upstream patch
Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2013-07-22 13:36:45 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Supplementary for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:1101 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1101.html
Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2013-07-22 13:37:16 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2013:1100 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1100.html

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