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Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2011 13:46:09 +0200
From: Petr Matousek <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        Joshua Bressers <>
Subject: CVE request: libvirt: integer overflow in VirDomainGetVcpus

It has been found that calling VirDomainGetVcpus with bogus parameters
can lead to integer overflow and subsequent heap corruption. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to crash libvirtd (DoS).

Upstream patch:


Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team

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