CVE-2011-2527

NameCVE-2011-2527
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2282-1
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs633669

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qemu-kvm (PTS)wheezy1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u12fixed
wheezy (security)1.1.2+dfsg-6+deb7u24fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kvmsource(unstable)(not affected)
qemu-kvmsource(unstable)0.14.1+dfsg-3low633669
qemu-kvmsourcesqueeze0.12.5+dfsg-5+squeeze6lowDSA-2282-1

Notes

- kvm <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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