CVE-2014-0179

LOW

Description

libvirt 0.7.5 through 1.2.x before 1.2.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (read block and hang) via a crafted XML document containing an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference to the (1) virConnectCompareCPU or (2) virConnectBaselineCPU API method, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue. NOTE: this issue was SPLIT per ADT3 due to different affected versions of some vectors. CVE-2014-5177 is used for other API methods.

References

http://libvirt.org/news.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00048.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-05/msg00052.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0560.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/60895

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201412-04.xml

http://security.libvirt.org/2014/0003.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-3038

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2366-1

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-08-03

Updated: 2019-04-22

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 1.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: LOW