Bug 1006505 - (CVE-2013-4297) CVE-2013-4297 libvirt: invalid free in virFileNBDDeviceAssociate
CVE-2013-4297 libvirt: invalid free in virFileNBDDeviceAssociate
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20130903,repor...
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Depends On: 1006511 1006513
Blocks: 1006495
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Reported: 2013-09-10 13:58 EDT by Petr Matousek
Modified: 2015-10-15 13:59 EDT (History)
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Description Petr Matousek 2013-09-10 13:58:20 EDT
A potential invalid free (uninialized variable) flaw was found in virFileNBDDeviceAssociate function in libvirt.

A remote user able to issue commands to libvirt daemon could use this flaw to crash libvirtd.

Introduced by:
http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=8aabd597b379db5ae1655e36dff4f10d5622830a

Upstream fix:
http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=2dba0323ff0cec31bdcea9dd3b2428af297401f2
Comment 1 Petr Matousek 2013-09-10 14:00:09 EDT
Statement:

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 14:16:17 EDT
Created libvirt tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1006511]
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-10-12 00:34:00 EDT
libvirt-1.1.3-2.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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