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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-1962

The remoteDispatchStoragePoolListAllVolumes function in the storage pool manager in libvirt 1.0.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file descriptor consumption) via a large number of requests "to list all volumes for the particular pool."
Publish Date : 2013-05-28 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2013-0831 -- libvirt security and bug fix update (moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26991 unix
ELSA-2013:0831: libvirt security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23927 unix
RHSA-2013:0831: libvirt security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21243 unix
RHSA-2013:0831: libvirt security and bug fix update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20130831 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-2013-1962

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Redhat Libvirt 1.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Redhat Libvirt 1

- References For CVE-2013-1962
MLIST [libvir-list] 20130516 [libvirt] [PATCH] daemon: fix leak after listing all volumes;a=commit;h=ca697e90d5bd6a6dfb94bfb6d4438bdf9a44b739 CONFIRM
XF libvirt-cve20131962-dos(84341)
MLIST [oss-security] 20130516 CVE-2013-1962 libvirt: DoS (max count of open files exhaustion) due sockets leak in the storage pool
BID 59937 libvirt CVE-2013-1962 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2013-09-27
SECTRACK 1028577
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2013:0885
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0831

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-1962

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