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Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 08:21:42 -0400 (EDT)
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        Richard Jones <>
Subject: CVE Request -- libguestfs (1.21.6 | 1.22.0 | 1.23.0 <= X < 1.22.1 |
 1.23.1): Denial of service due to a double-free when inspecting certain
 guest files / images

Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors,

  LibguestFS upstream has issued the following patch:

to correct a double-free flaw in the virt-inspector / other virt-* tools,
which could lead to denial of service if some of the tools were used by
3rd party applications for inspection of untrusted guest files / images:


Could you allocate a CVE identifier for this?

Thank you && Regards, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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