CVE-2020-15708

Published: 04 August 2020

Ubuntu's packaging of libvirt in 20.04 LTS created a control socket with world read and write permissions. An attacker could use this to overwrite arbitrary files or execute arbitrary code.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
libvirt
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)
Released (6.0.0-0ubuntu11)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (6.0.0-0ubuntu8.3)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur This is ZDI-CAN-11561. caused by the switch to systemd socket activation, so bionic and earlier are not affected

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