DescriptionA NULL pointer deference flaw was found in the way libvirt from 2.5.0 to 3.0.0 handled empty drives. A remote authenticated attacker could use this flaw to crash libvirtd daemon resulting in denial of service.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs856313

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
libvirt (PTS)buster5.0.0-4+deb10u1fixed
bookworm, sid9.0.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
libvirtsourcewheezy(not affected)
libvirtsourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - libvirt <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[wheezy] - libvirt <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
Introduced by:;a=commit;h=c5f6151390ff0a8e65014172bb8c0a8d312c3353 (v3.0.0-rc1)
Fixed by:;a=commit;h=c3de387380f6057ee0e46cd9f2f0a092e8070875 (v3.1.0-rc1)

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