Public Date:
893332: CVE-2013-0167 vdsm: unfiltered guestInfo dictionary DoS

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

VDSM in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3 and 3.2 allows privileged guest users to cause the host to become "unavailable to the managment server" via guestInfo dictionaries with "unexpected fields."

Find out more about CVE-2013-0167 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 2.7
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHEV-M for Servers (vdsm) RHSA-2013:0886 2013-06-10
RHEV Agents (vdsm) (vdsm) RHSA-2013:0886 2013-06-10
RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6) RHSA-2013:0907 2013-06-10


This issue was discovered by Dan Kenigsberg of the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization team.