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Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 20:19:49 +0200
From: Petr Matousek <>
Subject: CVE Request -- libvirt: memory corruption in
 xenDaemonListDefinedDomains function

Commit 632180d1 introduced memory corruption in
by starting to populate the names array at index -1, causing all sorts
of havoc in libvirtd such as aborts like the following

*** Error in `/usr/sbin/libvirtd': double free or corruption (out):
0x00007fffe00ccf20 ***

The xenDaemonListDefinedDomains() function is reached by the
virConnectListDefinedDomains() public API, which can be used on
read-only connections.

Introduced in:
libvirt v1.1.1

Introduced by:;a=commit;h=632180d1

Fixed by:;a=commit;h=0e671a16


Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team

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