Bug 844734 (CVE-2012-3445)

Summary: CVE-2012-3445 libvirt: crash in virTypedParameterArrayClear
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Petr Matousek <pmatouse>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: berrange, clalancette, cwei, dougsland, dyuan, itamar, jforbes, laine, libvirt-maint, mzhan, veillard, virt-maint
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Bug Depends On: 844248, 844735, 844745    
Bug Blocks: 844749    

Description Petr Matousek 2012-07-31 14:49:36 UTC
It has been found that sending crafted RPC command with nparams set to 0 can lead to libvirtd accessing random memory, possibly leading to crash. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash libvirtd (DoS).

Upstream proposed fix:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2012-July/msg01650.html

Comment 2 Petr Matousek 2012-07-31 15:39:08 UTC
Statement:

The versions of libvirt as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 are not affected.

Future libvirt updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 may address this flaw.

Comment 3 Petr Matousek 2012-07-31 15:39:58 UTC
Created libvirt tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 844745]

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-08-22 21:11:35 UTC
libvirt-0.9.6.2-1.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2012-08-23 14:57:46 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2012:1202 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1202.html

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-09-04 22:56:25 UTC
libvirt-0.9.11.5-3.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.