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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-1962

Original release date: 05/28/2013
Last revised: 11/30/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The remoteDispatchStoragePoolListAllVolumes function in the storage pool manager in libvirt 1.0.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file descriptor consumption) via a large number of requests "to list all volumes for the particular pool."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130516 CVE-2013-1962 libvirt: DoS (max count of open files exhaustion) due sockets leak in the storage pool
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 53440
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 59937
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=953107
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0831
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=ca697e90d5bd6a6dfb94bfb6d4438bdf9a44b739
External Source: MLIST
Name: [libvir-list] 20130516 [libvirt] [PATCH] daemon: fix leak after listing all volumes
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1028577
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-8681
External Source: XF
Name: libvirt-cve20131962-dos(84341)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 93451
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 53475
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-8635
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1895-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0885

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:1.0.5

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Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)