[libvirt] CVE-2013-6458 Re: [PATCH 0/5] qemu: Fix job usage in several APIs

Jiri Denemark jdenemar at redhat.com
Tue Jan 7 15:16:53 UTC 2014

On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 23:09:12 -0700, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 12/20/2013 02:36 PM, Jiri Denemark wrote:
> > When fixing https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1043069 I
> > realized qemuDomainBlockStats is not the only API that does not acquire
> > a job early enough. Generally, every API that is going to begin a job
> > should do that before fetching data from vm->def. The following 5 APIs
> > failed to do so and moreover used the data fetched early from vm->def
> > after starting a job. In some circumstances this can lead to a crash.
> This series has been assigned CVE-2013-6458.  I ran out of time today to
> review the rest of the series and start the backports; but hopefully we
> can get progress on it before 2014.

The series is pushed now. Thanks for the review.


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