CVE-2015-5247

NameCVE-2015-5247
DescriptionThe virStorageVolCreateXML API in libvirt 1.2.14 through 1.2.19 allows remote authenticated users with a read-write connection to cause a denial of service (libvirtd crash) by triggering a failed unlink after creating a volume on a root_squash NFS pool.
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 Bugs799132

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libvirt (PTS)jessie1.2.9-9+deb8u5fixed
jessie (security)1.2.9-9+deb8u7fixed
stretch (security), stretch3.0.0-4+deb9u4fixed
buster5.0.0-4fixed
bullseye5.6.0-2fixed
sid5.6.0-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libvirtsource(unstable)1.2.20-1799132
libvirtsourcejessie(not affected)
libvirtsourcesqueeze(not affected)
libvirtsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - libvirt <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[wheezy] - libvirt <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[squeeze] - libvirt <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
http://security.libvirt.org/2015/0003.html
Broken by https://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=155ca616eb231181f6978efc9e3a1eb0eb60af8a (v1.2.14-rc1)
and by https://libvirt.org/git/?p=libvirt.git;a=commit;h=7c2d65dde2595c07d56aad1e043f7b1836592d89 (v1.2.16-rc1)

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