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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] rpc: Fix crash on error paths of message dispatching

On 01/28/2013 11:35 AM, Peter Krempa wrote:
> When reading and dispatching of a message failed the message was freed
> but wasn't removed from the message queue.
> After that when the connection was about to be closed the pointer for
> the message was still present in the queue and it was passed to
> virNetMessageFree which tried to call the callback function from an
> uninitialized pointer.
> This patch removes the message from the queue before it's freed.

Mention CVE-2013-0170 in the commit message, now that it is public:

> * rpc/virnetserverclient.c: virNetServerClientDispatchRead:
>     - avoid use after free of RPC messages
> ---
>  src/rpc/virnetserverclient.c | 3 +++
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)

ACK.  Looks like we need this on {v0.10.2,v0.9.11,v0.9.6}-maint as well.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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