CVE Database

CVE-2014-1447

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-12-31
Bugzilla: 1052957: CVE-2014-1447 libvirt: denial of service with keepalive

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in the virNetServerClientStartKeepAlive function in libvirt before 1.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (libvirtd crash) by closing a connection before a keepalive response is sent.

Find out more about CVE-2014-1447 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of libvirt as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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 version 6 (libvirt) RHSA-2014:0103 January 28, 2014

External References

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