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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-0170

Original release date: 02/08/2013
Last revised: 01/14/2015


Use-after-free vulnerability in the virNetMessageFree function in rpc/virnetserverclient.c in libvirt 1.0.x before 1.0.2, 0.10.2 before, 0.9.11 before, and 0.9.6 before allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by triggering certain errors during an RPC connection, which causes a message to be freed without being removed from the message queue.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=893450
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://wiki.libvirt.org/page/Maintenance_Releases
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=46532e3e8ed5f5a736a02f67d6c805492f9ca720
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-1626
Type: Advisory
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0274
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1028047
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-1644
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 57578
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 89644
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2013:0320
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-1642
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: libvirt-virnetmessagefree-code-exec(81552)
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0275
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://libvirt.org/news.html
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0199
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1708-1
Type: Advisory

Technical Details

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

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