Descriptionlibvirt before 1.2.12 allow remote authenticated users to obtain the VNC password by using the VIR_DOMAIN_XML_SECURE flag with a crafted (1) snapshot to the virDomainSnapshotGetXMLDesc interface or (2) image to the virDomainSaveImageGetXMLDesc interface.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs776065

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libvirt (PTS)buster5.0.0-4+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, sid9.0.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libvirtsourcesqueeze(not affected)
libvirtsourcewheezy(not affected)


[wheezy] - libvirt <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in v1.1.0-rc1)
[squeeze] - libvirt <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced in v1.1.0-rc1)
Upstream fix:;a=commit;h=03c3c0c874c84dfa51ef17556062b095c6e1c0a3
Upstream fix:;a=commit;h=b347c0c2a321ec5c20aae214927949832a288c5a
Introduced by:;a=commit;h=e341435e5090677c67a0d3d4ca0393102054841f (v1.1.0-rc1)

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