Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager privilege escalation

enterprise-cve20132152-priv-esc (84866) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an unquoted search path related to the installation of the Spice service for Windows. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.2
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate updates for your system. See References.

References:

  • Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 971172: CVE-2013-2152 rhevm: spice service unquoted search path.
  • BID-60475: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager CVE-2013-2152 Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-2152: Unquoted Windows search path vulnerability in the SPICE service, as used in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) 3.2, allows local users to gain privileges via a crafted application in an unspecified folder.

Platforms Affected:

  • RedHat Enterprise Virtualization Manager 2.2

Reported:

Jun 11, 2013

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