Upstream information

CVE-2016-5008 at MITRE

Description

libvirt before 2.0.0 improperly disables password checking when the password on a VNC server is set to an empty string, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and establish a VNC session by connecting to the server.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Running

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 4.3 5.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Medium Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact None None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 987527 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1
  • libvirt >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-client >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-client-32bit >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-config-network >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-interface >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-libxl >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-network >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-secret >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-storage >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-lxc >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-qemu >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-xen >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-doc >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1208
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • libvirt >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • libvirt-client >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • libvirt-client-32bit >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • libvirt-doc >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • libvirt-lock-sanlock >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • perl-Sys-Virt >= 1.2.5-4.2
Patchnames:
slessp4-libvirt-12674
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1
  • libvirt >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-client >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-config-network >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-interface >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-libxl >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-network >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-secret >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-storage >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-lxc >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-qemu >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-xen >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-doc >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-lock-sanlock >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1208
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-LTSS
  • libvirt >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-client >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-config-network >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-interface >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-libxl >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-network >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-secret >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-storage >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-lxc >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-qemu >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-xen >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-doc >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-lock-sanlock >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1455
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 11 SP4
  • libvirt >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • libvirt-client >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • libvirt-client-32bit >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • libvirt-doc >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • libvirt-lock-sanlock >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • perl-Sys-Virt >= 1.2.5-4.2
Patchnames:
slessp4-libvirt-12674
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP1
  • libvirt >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-client >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-config-network >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-interface >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-libxl >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-network >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-secret >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-storage >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-lxc >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-qemu >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-daemon-xen >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-doc >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-lock-sanlock >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1208
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12-LTSS
  • libvirt >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-client >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-config-network >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-interface >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-libxl >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-network >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-secret >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-storage >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-lxc >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-qemu >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-daemon-xen >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-doc >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
  • libvirt-lock-sanlock >= 1.2.5-27.13.1
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2018-1455
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • libvirt >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • libvirt-devel >= 1.2.5-15.3
  • libvirt-devel-32bit >= 1.2.5-15.3
Patchnames:
sdksp4-libvirt-12674
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 SP1
  • libvirt >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-devel >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1208
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1
  • libvirt >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
  • libvirt-client-32bit >= 1.2.18.4-11.7
Patchnames:
SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP1-2016-1208
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • libvirt >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-client >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-client-32bit >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-client-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-client-debuginfo-32bit >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-config-network >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-interface >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-interface-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-libxl >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-libxl-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-network >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-network-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-secret >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-secret-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-storage >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-uml >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-uml-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-vbox >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-driver-vbox-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-lxc >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-qemu >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-uml >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-vbox >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-daemon-xen >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-debugsource >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-devel >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-devel-32bit >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-doc >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-lock-sanlock >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-lock-sanlock-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-login-shell >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
  • libvirt-login-shell-debuginfo >= 1.2.18.4-14.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2016-875
openSUSE-2016-943


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA libvirt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA libvirt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS libvirt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS libvirt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS libvirt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA libvirt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 GA libvirt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 GA libvirt Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 libvirt Released