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Synthesis of the vulnerability 


An attacker can bypass restrictions via UNIX Domain Socket of libvirt, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable systems: Ubuntu.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 05/08/2020.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2020-15708, USN-4452-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-33002, ZDI-20-981.

Description of the vulnerability 


An attacker can bypass restrictions via UNIX Domain Socket of libvirt, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer weakness bulletin impacts software or systems such as Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat announce.

Solutions for this threat 


Ubuntu 20.04: new libvirt packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: libvirt 6.0.0-0ubuntu8.3
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