Bug 1048631 (CVE-2013-6458) - CVE-2013-6458 qemu: job usage issue in several APIs leading to libvirtd crash
Summary: CVE-2013-6458 qemu: job usage issue in several APIs leading to libvirtd crash
Alias: CVE-2013-6458
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Depends On: 1043069 1048643 1054206 1054207 1054804
Blocks: 1048642 1056484
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Reported: 2014-01-06 00:34 UTC by Murray McAllister
Modified: 2021-02-17 07:02 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-01-21 15:36:03 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Bugzilla 1113751 1 None None None 2021-01-20 06:05:38 UTC
Red Hat Bugzilla 1113828 1 None None None 2021-01-20 06:05:38 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2014:0103 0 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: libvirt security and bug fix update 2014-01-28 22:49:13 UTC

Internal Links: 1113751 1113828

Description Murray McAllister 2014-01-06 00:34:42 UTC
A job usage issue in several APIs could allow an attacker who is able to establish a read-only connection to libvirtd to crash libvirtd.

Comment 4 Murray McAllister 2014-01-08 02:32:11 UTC
Upstream fix:


https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1043069#c15 notes "I found similar patterns in several other APIs and fixed them by the following commits: v1.2.0-233-gb799259, v1.2.0-234-gf93d2ca, v1.2.0-235-gff5f30b, v1.2.0-236-g3b56425."

Comment 7 Petr Matousek 2014-01-16 12:57:12 UTC
Created libvirt tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1054206]

Comment 9 errata-xmlrpc 2014-01-28 17:50:19 UTC
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2014:0103 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0103.html

Comment 10 Petr Matousek 2014-04-29 15:36:51 UTC

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.

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