Bug 980757 (CVE-2013-2231) - CVE-2013-2231 qemu: qemu-ga win32 service unquoted search path
Summary: CVE-2013-2231 qemu: qemu-ga win32 service unquoted search path
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2013-2231
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: 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 07:52 UTC by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2021-02-17 07:32 UTC (History)
21 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-08-24 14:09:38 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)
Proposed upstream patch (2.67 KB, application/x-gzip)
2013-07-22 13:21 UTC, Petr Matousek
no flags Details


Links
System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:1100 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: qemu-kvm security update 2013-07-22 21:35:38 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2013:1101 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: virtio-win security update 2013-07-22 21:35:29 UTC

Description Petr Matousek 2013-07-03 07:52:08 UTC
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 08:16:13 UTC
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 13:15:57 UTC
Created qemu tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 986943]

Comment 7 Petr Matousek 2013-07-22 13:21:49 UTC
Created attachment 776902 [details]
Proposed upstream patch

Comment 8 errata-xmlrpc 2013-07-22 17:36:45 UTC
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 17:37:16 UTC
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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