CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-03-23
Bugzilla: 693391: CVE-2011-1486 libvirt: error reporting in libvirtd is not thread safe


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2011-1486 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.3
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEL Desktop Multi OS version 5 (libvirt) RHSA-2011:0478 May 02, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libvirt) RHSA-2011:0479 May 02, 2011

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