Bug 1006493 (CVE-2013-5651) - CVE-2013-5651 libvirt: virBitmapParse out-of-bounds read access
Summary: CVE-2013-5651 libvirt: virBitmapParse out-of-bounds read access
Alias: CVE-2013-5651
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 997367 997906 1006511
Blocks: 1006495
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-09-10 17:39 UTC by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2016-03-04 12:53 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-09-10 18:00:26 UTC
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Description Petr Matousek 2013-09-10 17:39:38 UTC
The virBitmapParse function was calling virBitmapIsSet() function that requires the caller to check the bounds of the bitmap without checking them. This resulted into crashes when parsing a bitmap string that was exceeding the bounds used as argument.

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Comment 1 Petr Matousek 2013-09-10 17:44:18 UTC

Not vulnerable.

This issue did not affect the versions of libvirt package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

Comment 2 Petr Matousek 2013-09-10 18:15:03 UTC
Created libvirt tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1006511]

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-10-02 06:41:13 UTC
libvirt- has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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