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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-0170

Use-after-free vulnerability in the virNetMessageFree function in rpc/virnetserverclient.c in libvirt 1.0.x before 1.0.2, 0.10.2 before, 0.9.11 before, and 0.9.6 before allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by triggering certain errors during an RPC connection, which causes a message to be freed without being removed from the message queue.
Publish Date : 2013-02-08 Last Update Date : 2020-10-22
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 416

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-0199 -- libvirt security update (important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:27095 unix
ELSA-2013:0199: libvirt security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23681 unix
ELSA-2013:0823: java-1.6.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23648 unix
RHSA-2013:0199: libvirt security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20985 unix
RHSA-2013:0199: libvirt security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130199 unix
RHSA-2013:0823: java-1.6.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21111 unix
SUSE-SU-2013:0320-1 -- Security update for libvirt oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25946 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-0170

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 12.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Opensuse Opensuse 12.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 6.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Redhat Libvirt * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 2
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Opensuse Opensuse 2
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Eus 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1
Redhat Libvirt 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 1
Suse Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 1

- References For CVE-2013-0170
SECTRACK 1028047
BID 57578 libvirt 'virNetMessageFree()' Function Use After Free Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2013-09-27;a=commit;h=46532e3e8ed5f5a736a02f67d6c805492f9ca720 CONFIRM
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0274
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0275
OSVDB 89644
SUSE SUSE-SU-2013:0320
XF libvirt-virnetmessagefree-code-exec(81552)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-0170

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