Public Date:
717199: CVE-2011-2511 libvirt: integer overflow in VirDomainGetVcpus

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in libvirt before 0.9.3 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (libvirtd crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted VirDomainGetVcpus RPC call that triggers memory corruption.

Find out more about CVE-2011-2511 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libvirt) RHSA-2011:1197 2011-08-23
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtualization version 5 (libvirt) RHSA-2011:1019 2011-07-21

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libvirt Affected