Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities
Name GLSA-202003-18 First vendor Publication 2020-03-15
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2020-03-15
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.2 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvirt, the worst of which may result in the execution of arbitrary commands.


libvirt is a C toolkit for manipulating virtual machines.


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvirt. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


A local privileged attacker could execute arbitrary commands, escalate privileges or cause a Denial of Service condition.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All libvirt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/libvirt-5.4.1"


[ 1 ] CVE-2019-10161 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10161
[ 2 ] CVE-2019-10166 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10166
[ 3 ] CVE-2019-10167 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10167
[ 4 ] CVE-2019-10168 : https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10168


This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:


Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-202003-18.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 387
Application 1
Os 1
Os 3
Os 2
Os 2
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1
Os 2
Os 1

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Date Informations
2020-03-15 05:18:32
  • First insertion