A vulnerability has been reported in libvirt, which can be exploited by malicious users to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to the "remoteDispatchStoragePoolListAllVolumes()" function (daemon/remote.c) leaking file descriptors. This can be exploited to cause resource exhaustion and render the daemon unusable.
The vulnerability is reported in version 1.0.5. Other versions may also be affected.
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Subject: libvirt "remoteDispatchStoragePoolListAllVolumes()" Denial of Service Vulnerabil
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