Bug 593565 - libvirt doesn't sanitize pool target paths, causes issues with virt-manager
Summary: libvirt doesn't sanitize pool target paths, causes issues with virt-manager
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libvirt
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Cole Robinson
QA Contact: Virtualization Bugs
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-19 07:17 UTC by Nan Zhang
Modified: 2010-11-11 14:49 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

Fixed In Version: libvirt-0_8_1-8_el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-11-11 14:49:15 UTC
Target Upstream Version:

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Sanitize pool target paths (mail message, misplaced the original patch!) (8.99 KB, text/plain)
2010-05-28 19:34 UTC, Cole Robinson
no flags Details

Description Nan Zhang 2010-05-19 07:17:35 UTC
Description of problem:
As summary.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a pool named 'VirtualMachines', path to '/var/lib/libvirt/images/',
and set the state with 'Active'.
2. Create a new VM, and proceeding to the dialog of disk image creation. 
3. Hit the 'Browse' button and manually create a storage volume.
4. Choosing created volume and hit 'Forward'.
Actual results:
Popup 'Input Error' dialog.

Expected results:
No error occurs.

Additional info:

Comment 2 Cole Robinson 2010-05-20 16:06:14 UTC
We can try to work around this in virt-manager, but this is mostly a libvirt issue with not sanitizing pool target paths. I've posted an upstream libvirt patch to fix this:


Re-assigning to libvirt.

Comment 3 RHEL Program Management 2010-05-20 17:46:31 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for

Comment 4 Cole Robinson 2010-05-28 19:34:13 UTC
Created attachment 417727 [details]
Sanitize pool target paths (mail message, misplaced the original patch!)

Comment 5 Dave Allan 2010-06-10 21:33:24 UTC
libvirt-0_8_1-8_el6 has been built in RHEL-6-candidate with the fix.


Comment 6 LiZhang Li 2010-06-13 05:20:09 UTC
Verified under libvirt-0.8.1-8.el6 using virt-manager-0.8.4-3.el6.noarch

Comment 7 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-11 14:49:15 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.

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