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vulnerability note CVE-2018-16872

QEMU: file reading via usb_mtp_get_object

Synthesis of the vulnerability

A local attacker can read a file via usb_mtp_get_object() of QEMU, in order to obtain sensitive information on the host system.
Impacted software: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, QEMU, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Consequences of an attack: data reading.
Attacker's origin: privileged account.
Creation date: 14/12/2018.
Références of this announce: CVE-2018-16872, DLA-1694-1, FEDORA-2019-88a98ce795, openSUSE-SU-2019:0254-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:1074-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0423-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0435-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0471-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0489-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0582-1, USN-3923-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28024.

Description of the vulnerability

A local attacker can read a file via usb_mtp_get_object() of QEMU, in order to obtain sensitive information on the host system.
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