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CVE-2008-2004 - Flawy Dimension

Description

The drive_init function in QEMU 0.9.1 determines the format of a raw disk image based on the header which allows local guest users to read arbitrary files on the host by modifying the header to identify a different format which is used when the guest is restarted.

Reference

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2008-04/msg00675.html http://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/?view=rev&root=qemu&revision=4277 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29101 http://secunia.com/advisories/30111 http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0194.html http://secunia.com/advisories/29963 http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2008_13_sr.html http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:162 http://secunia.com/advisories/30717 http://secunia.com/advisories/29129 http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-776-1 http://secunia.com/advisories/35062 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42268 https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11021