CVE Reference: CVE-2012-2652

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CVE-2012-2652

Description:
The bdrv_open function in Qemu 1.0 does not properly handle the failure of the mkstemp function, when in snapshot node, which allows local users to overwrite or read arbitrary files via a symlink attack on an unspecified temporary file.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1522-1

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-09/msg00024.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA50132
  Secunia Advisory: SA50689

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2545

CONFIRM
  http://git.qemu.org/?p=qemu-stable-0.15.git;a=log
  http://git.kernel.org/?p=virt/kvm/qemu-kvm.git;a=commit;h=eba25057b9a5e19d10ace2bc7716667a31297169

BID
  53725


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