Bug 1006493 - (CVE-2013-5651) CVE-2013-5651 libvirt: virBitmapParse out-of-bounds read access
CVE-2013-5651 libvirt: virBitmapParse out-of-bounds read access
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 997367 997906 1006511
Blocks: 1006495
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Reported: 2013-09-10 13:39 EDT by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:53 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-09-10 14:00:26 EDT
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Description Petr Matousek 2013-09-10 13:39:38 EDT
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 13:44:18 EDT

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 14:15:03 EDT
Created libvirt tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1006511]
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2013-10-02 02:41:13 EDT
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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