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Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 12:01:04 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: "Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones@...hat.com>,
        Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE Request -- libguestfs (1.20.6 | 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

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On 05/29/2013 06:25 AM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 08:21:42AM -0400, Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
>> Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors,
>> 
>> LibguestFS upstream has issued the following patch: [1]
>> https://github.com/libguestfs/libguestfs/commit/fa6a76050d82894365dfe32916903ef7fee3ffcd
>>
>>
>> 
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:
>> 
>> [2]
>> https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2013-May/msg00079.html
>>
>> 
[3] https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2013-May/msg00080.html
>> 
>> Could you allocate a CVE identifier for this?

Please use CVE-2013-2124 for this issue.

> Small adjustment to the subject line.
> 
> Just to be clear this affects:
> 
> 1.20.x, x <= 6 1.21.x, all x (this is an obsolete development
> branch) 1.22.0 1.23.0
> 
> NOT affected are:
> 
> anything < 1.20 1.20.7 (fix backported to this stable version
> yesterday) 1.22.1 (fix backported to this stable version
> yesterday) 1.23.1 (this is the upstream version, fixed yesterday)
> 
> Credit for finding the bug goes to the Coverity static analyzer.
> 
> Rich.
> 


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Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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