CVE-2008-5714

NameCVE-2008-5714
DescriptionOff-by-one error in monitor.c in Qemu 0.9.1 might make it easier for remote attackers to guess the VNC password, which is limited to seven characters where eight was intended.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1907-1, DTSA-203-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs509882, 509997

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu (PTS)jessie1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u6fixed
jessie (security)1:2.1+dfsg-12+deb8u7fixed
stretch, stretch (security)1:2.8+dfsg-6+deb9u4fixed
buster, sid1:2.12+dfsg-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kvmsource(unstable)82-1low509997
kvmsourcelenny72+dfsg-5~lenny3highDSA-1907-1
kvmsourcesqueeze72+dfsg-5+squeeze1highDTSA-203-1
qemusource(unstable)0.9.1-10low509882
qemusourceetch(not affected)

Notes

[etch] - qemu <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[lenny] - kvm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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