nbdkit-security - Man Page

information about past security issues in nbdkit

Description

This page details past security issues found in nbdkit.

For how to report new security issues, see the SECURITY file in the top level source directory, also available online here: https://gitlab.com/nbdkit/nbdkit/blob/master/SECURITY

CVE-2019-14850 denial of service due to premature opening of back-end connection

See the full announcement and links to mitigation, tests and fixes here: https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2019-September/msg00084.html

CVE-2019-14851 assertion failure by issuing commands in the wrong order

This CVE was caused by the fix to the previous issue.

See the full announcement and links to mitigation, tests and fixes here: https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2019-September/msg00272.html

CVE-2021-3716 structured read denial of service attack against starttls

See the full announcement and links to mitigation, tests and fixes here: https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2021-August/msg00083.html

See Also

nbdkit(1).

Authors

Eric Blake

Richard W.M. Jones

License

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY RED HAT AND CONTRIBUTORS ''AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL RED HAT OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Referenced By

nbdkit(1), nbdkit-release-notes-1.16(1), nbdkit-release-notes-1.18(1), nbdkit-release-notes-1.20(1), nbdkit-release-notes-1.22(1), nbdkit-release-notes-1.24(1), nbdkit-release-notes-1.26(1), nbdkit-release-notes-1.28(1).

2021-11-25 nbdkit-1.29.7