Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 717204
CVE-2011-2511 libvirt: integer overflow in VirDomainGetVcpus [fedora-all]
Last modified: 2011-07-22 15:33:57 EDT
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Fixed by this upstream patch:
Author: Eric Blake <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Fri Jun 24 12:16:05 2011 -0600
remote: protect against integer overflow
Integer overflow and remote code are never a nice mix.
This has existed since commit 56cd414.
* src/libvirt.c (virDomainGetVcpus): Reject overflow up front.
* src/remote/remote_driver.c (remoteDomainGetVcpus): Avoid overflow
on sending rpc.
* daemon/remote.c (remoteDispatchDomainGetVcpus): Avoid overflow on
F14 and F15 can instead use this backport, to avoid having to update gnulib:
Rawhide will pick up the fix by rebasing to 0.9.3.
libvirt-0.8.8-7.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.
libvirt-0.8.3-10.fc14 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 14.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 15 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing libvirt-0.8.8-7.fc15'
as soon as you are able to.
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libvirt-0.8.8-7.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
libvirt-0.8.3-10.fc14 has been pushed to the Fedora 14 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.