CVE-2012-4423

NameCVE-2012-4423
DescriptionThe virNetServerProgramDispatchCall function in libvirt before 0.10.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and segmentation fault) via an RPC call with (1) an event as the RPC number or (2) an RPC number whose value is in a "gap" in the RPC dispatch table.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs687598

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libvirt (PTS)stretch3.0.0-4+deb9u4fixed
stretch (security)3.0.0-4+deb9u5fixed
buster5.0.0-4+deb10u1fixed
bullseye7.0.0-3fixed
bookworm, sid7.6.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libvirtsourcesqueeze(not affected)
libvirtsource(unstable)0.9.12-5687598

Notes

[squeeze] - libvirt <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=857133
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/13/11

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