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Re: [oss-security] CVE request: qemu-kvm: Setting VNC password to empty string silently disables all authentication

From: Kurt Seifried <kurt_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Jan 11 2011 - 00:42:43 GMT
To: oss-security@lists.openwall.com, Petr Matousek <pmatouse@redhat.com>

> Upstream changes have introduced a flaw by disabling all authentication when
> the password was cleared with upstream commit [1].
> [1]
> http://www.qemu.com/qemu.git/commit/?id=52c18be9e99dabe295321153fda7fce9f76647ac"

Confirmed vulnerable in qemu-kvm source code 0.10.6, fixed in 0.11.0


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