Vulnerability CVE-2008-2382


Published: 2008-12-24   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The protocol_client_msg function in vnc.c in the VNC server in (1) Qemu 0.9.1 and earlier and (2) KVM kvm-79 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a certain message.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
CORE-2008-1210: Qemu and KVM VNC server remote DoS
CORE Security Te...
25.12.2008

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
QEMU -> QEMU 
Kvm qumranet -> KVM 

 References:
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-01/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00003.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4803
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021488
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021489
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/vnc-remote-dos
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499502/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32910
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-776-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3488
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3489
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47561
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-December/msg01223.html

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