CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-05-16
Bugzilla: 953107: CVE-2013-1962 libvirt: DoS (max count of open files exhaustion) due sockets leak in the storage pool


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The remoteDispatchStoragePoolListAllVolumes function in the storage pool manager in libvirt 1.0.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file descriptor consumption) via a large number of requests "to list all volumes for the particular pool."

Find out more about CVE-2013-1962 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: 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-2013:0831 May 16, 2013

External References


Red Hat would like to thank Edoardo Comar of IBM for reporting this issue.

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