[libvirt] CVE-2013-6457 Re: [PATCH] libxl: avoid crashing if calling `virsh numatune' on inactive domain

Eric Blake eblake at redhat.com
Tue Dec 24 13:24:17 UTC 2013

On 12/23/2013 11:02 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 12/20/2013 11:36 AM, Jim Fehlig wrote:
>> Dario Faggioli wrote:
>>> by, in libxlDomainGetNumaParameters(), calling libxl_bitmap_init() as soon as
>>> possible, which avoids getting to 'cleanup:', where libxl_bitmap_dispose()
>>> happens, without having initialized the nodemap, and hence crashing after some
>>> invalid free()-s:
>> Yikes!  ACK to the fix.  I've pushed it.
> This has been assigned CVE-6457; we'll get it tagged in libvirt.git and
> make sure it is backported to relevant branches once I've got more time
> (may be in 2014).

Typo, I meant CVE-2013-6457

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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