Bug 844734 - (CVE-2012-3445) CVE-2012-3445 libvirt: crash in virTypedParameterArrayClear
CVE-2012-3445 libvirt: crash in virTypedParameterArrayClear
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20120730,repor...
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Depends On: 844248 844735 844745
Blocks: 844749
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Reported: 2012-07-31 10:49 EDT by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2016-04-18 20:36 EDT (History)
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Description Petr Matousek 2012-07-31 10:49:36 EDT
It has been found that sending crafted RPC command with nparams set to 0 can lead to libvirtd accessing random memory, possibly leading to crash. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash libvirtd (DoS).

Upstream proposed fix:
https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2012-July/msg01650.html
Comment 2 Petr Matousek 2012-07-31 11:39:08 EDT
Statement:

The versions of libvirt as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 are not affected.

Future libvirt updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 may address this flaw.
Comment 3 Petr Matousek 2012-07-31 11:39:58 EDT
Created libvirt tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 844745]
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-08-22 17:11:35 EDT
libvirt-0.9.6.2-1.fc16 has been pushed to the Fedora 16 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2012-08-23 10:57:46 EDT
This issue has been addressed in following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2012:1202 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1202.html
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-09-04 18:56:25 EDT
libvirt-0.9.11.5-3.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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