CVE-2013-6457

NameCVE-2013-6457
DescriptionThe libxlDomainGetNumaParameters function in the libxl driver (libxl/libxl_driver.c) in libvirt before 1.2.1 does not properly initialize the nodemap, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (invalid free operation and crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via an inactive domain to the virsh numatune command.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

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
sid, trixie10.0.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libvirtsourcesqueeze(not affected)
libvirtsourcewheezy(not affected)
libvirtsource(unstable)1.2.1-1

Notes

[wheezy] - libvirt <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[squeeze] - libvirt <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://www.redhat.com/archives/libvir-list/2013-December/msg01258.html
http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=f9ee91d35510ccbc6fc42cef8864b291b2d220f4
Introduced in http://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=261c4f5fb93c5e23b8002f2760d4a7937cdb7f63

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