|Bugzilla:||709769: CVE-2011-2178 libvirt: regression introduced in disk probe logic|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The virSecurityManagerGetPrivateData function in security/security_manager.c in libvirt 0.8.8 through 0.9.1 uses the wrong argument for a sizeof call, which causes incorrect processing of "security manager private data" that "reopens disk probing" and might allow guest OS users to read arbitrary files on the host OS. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2010-2238 regression.
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the version of libvirt as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 as we did not backport upstream commit d6623003.
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