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Bug 484014 (CVE-2013-4297) - <app-emulation/libvirt-1.1.2-r1: uninitialized pointer DoS (CVE-2013-4297)
Summary: <app-emulation/libvirt-1.1.2-r1: uninitialized pointer DoS (CVE-2013-4297)
Alias: CVE-2013-4297
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa]
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-09-06 15:48 UTC by Doug Goldstein (RETIRED)
Modified: 2014-12-08 23:47 UTC (History)
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Description Doug Goldstein (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2013-09-06 15:48:22 UTC

Unfortunately the issue has been made public by the publishing of the patch. Which is now committed upstream and tagged as the fix for CVE-2013-4297, but the CVE hasn't actually been published yet. Since the fix is out there might as well get it in Gentoo and stabilized.

target keywords: amd64 x86
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2013-09-07 19:08:23 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 2 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2013-09-07 19:08:35 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 3 Chris Reffett (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2013-09-09 02:22:10 UTC
Waiting for CVE to be published to decide whether to GLSA.
Comment 4 Chris Reffett (RETIRED) gentoo-dev Security 2013-09-19 15:49:25 UTC
[1] indicates that this is a DoS (invalid free) vuln.

Comment 5 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2013-10-02 04:07:11 UTC
CVE-2013-4297 (
  The virFileNBDDeviceAssociate function in util/virfile.c in libvirt 1.1.2
  and earlier allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service
  (uninitialized pointer dereference and crash) via unspecified vectors.
Comment 6 Sergey Popov gentoo-dev 2013-10-02 09:19:35 UTC
Added to existing GLSA draft
Comment 7 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2014-12-08 23:47:38 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 201412-04 at
by GLSA coordinator Kristian Fiskerstrand (K_F).