CVE-2009-0036

NameCVE-2009-0036
DescriptionBuffer overflow in the proxyReadClientSocket function in proxy/libvirt_proxy.c in libvirt_proxy 0.5.1 might allow local users to gain privileges by sending a portion of the header of a virProxyPacket packet, and then sending the remainder of the packet with crafted values in the header, related to use of uninitialized memory in a validation check.
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Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libvirt (PTS)buster5.0.0-4+deb10u1fixed
bullseye7.0.0-3+deb11u2fixed
bookworm9.0.0-4fixed
trixie, sid10.0.0-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libvirtsource(unstable)0.5.1-7unimportant

Notes

not building libvirt proxy from libvirt source package

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