Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 13:59:35 -0600 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request: qemu -runas does not clear supplementary groups * [2011-07-12 20:48:59 +0400] Michael Tokarev wrote: >There's a missing initgroups() call in qemu in the -runas >argument handling. Details are available on > > https://bugs.launchpad.net/qemu/+bug/807893 > >in short, -runas is supposed to reduce privileges to a >bare minimum (after all initialization is completed), >but the process still has all the supplementary groups >which should be dropped too. > >Can a CVE id be assigned for this issue? Sorry, we were contacted directly to provide a CVE name, and I'm not sure if that was before or after you wrote this mail (probably after). That bug has been updated with the assigned CVE name, CVE-2011-2527. https://bugs.launchpad.net/qemu/+bug/807893/comments/6 Thanks, sorry for missing this. -- Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team
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