|Bugzilla:||893450: CVE-2013-0170 libvirt: use-after-free in virNetMessageFree()|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Use-after-free vulnerability in the virNetMessageFree function in rpc/virnetserverclient.c in libvirt 1.0.x before 1.0.2, 0.10.2 before 0.10.2.3, 0.9.11 before 0.9.11.9, and 0.9.6 before 0.9.6.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by triggering certain errors during an RPC connection, which causes a message to be freed without being removed from the message queue.
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of libvirt as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
CVSS v2 metrics
|Access Vector:||Adjacent Network|
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (libvirt)||RHSA-2013:0199||January 28, 2013|
This issue was discovered by Tingting Zheng of Red Hat.
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