CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2011-06-24
Bugzilla: 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 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Virtualization version 5 (libvirt) RHSA-2011:1019 July 21, 2011
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libvirt) RHSA-2011:1197 August 23, 2011

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