Upstream information

CVE-2011-2527 at MITRE

Description

The change_process_uid function in os-posix.c in Qemu 0.14.0 and earlier does not properly drop group privileges when the -runas option is used, which allows local guest users to access restricted files on the host.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having low severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 705304 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • kvm >= 0.12.5-1.20.1
Patchnames:
slessp1-kvm
SUSE Studio Onsite Runner 1.2
  • kvm >= 0.12.5-1.20.2
Patchnames:
slestso12-kvm
SUSE Studio Extension for System z 1.2
  • kvm >= 0.12.5-1.20.2
studioonsite1.2.s390x
SAT Patch Nr: 5656
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • kvm >= 0.12.5-1.20.1
sles11-sp1.x86
sled11-sp1.x86
sles11-sp1.x86-64
sled11-sp1.x86-64
SAT Patch Nr: 5655
openSUSE 11.4
  • kvm >= 0.14.0.0-1.14.2
openSUSE 11.4
  • kvm >= 0.14.0.0-1.14.2
  • kvm-debuginfo >= 0.14.0.0-1.14.2
  • kvm-debugsource >= 0.14.0.0-1.14.2
Patchnames:
kvm


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP1 kvm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 kvm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 LTSS kvm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP AIO 11 SP1 kvm Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP ES 11 SP1 kvm Released
SUSE Studio Onsite Runner 1 kvm Released