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CVE-2024-2496

Published: 18 March 2024

A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the udevConnectListAllInterfaces() function in libvirt. This issue can occur when detaching a host interface while at the same time collecting the list of interfaces via virConnectListAllInterfaces API. This flaw could be used to perform a denial of service attack by causing the libvirt daemon to crash.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libvirt
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal
Released (6.0.0-0ubuntu8.19)
jammy
Released (8.0.0-1ubuntu7.10)
mantic
Released (9.6.0-1ubuntu1.1)
trusty Needs triage

upstream
Released (9.8.0-1)
xenial Needs triage

Patches:
upstream: https://gitlab.com/libvirt/libvirt/-/commit/2ca94317ac642a70921947150ced8acc674ccdc8