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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1486

Original release date: 05/31/2011
Last revised: 08/11/2011


libvirtd in libvirt before 0.9.0 does not use thread-safe error reporting, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by causing multiple threads to report errors at the same time.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 3.3 (LOW) (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Local network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=f44bfb7fb978c9313ce050a1c4149bf04aa0a670
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 47148
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025477
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=693391
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [libvirt] 20110323 [PATCH] Make error reporting in libvirtd thread safe
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2280
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0478
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1152-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2011:0479
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100134583

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.8.8 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.8.7
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.8.6
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.8.5
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.8.4
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.8.3
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.8.2
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.8.1
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.8.0
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.7.7
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.7.6
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.7.5
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.7.4
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.7.3
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.7.2
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.7.1
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.7.0
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.0.1
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.0.2
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.0.3
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.0.4
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.0.5
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.0.6
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.1.0
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.1.1
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.1.3
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.1.4
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.1.5
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.1.6
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.1.7
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.1.8
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.1.9
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.2.0
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.2.1
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.2.2
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.2.3
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.3.0
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.3.1
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.3.2
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.3.3
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.4.0
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.4.1
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.4.2
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.4.3
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.4.4
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.4.5
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.4.6
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.5.0
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.5.1
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.6.0
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.6.1
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.6.2
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.6.3
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.6.4
* cpe:/a:redhat:libvirt:0.6.5

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)