CVE-2011-2178

NameCVE-2011-2178
DescriptionThe virSecurityManagerGetPrivateData function in security/security_manager.c in libvirt 0.8.8 through 0.9.1 uses the wrong argument for a sizeof call, which causes incorrect processing of "security manager private data" that "reopens disk probing" and might allow guest OS users to read arbitrary files on the host OS. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2010-2238 regression.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs629128

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libvirt (PTS)buster5.0.0-4+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)5.0.0-4+deb10u2fixed
bullseye7.0.0-3+deb11u2fixed
bookworm9.0.0-4fixed
sid, trixie10.3.0-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libvirtsourcelenny(not affected)
libvirtsourcesqueeze(not affected)
libvirtsource(unstable)0.9.1-2629128

Notes

[squeeze] - libvirt <not-affected> (Introduced in 0.8.8)
[lenny] - libvirt <not-affected> (Introduced in 0.8.8)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=709769
https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2011-May/msg01935.html

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