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Re: Is there a security issue with qcow2 images ?
There was a security issue and it was fixed. Details here
On Jan 25, 2012, at 10:11 AM, Day, Phil wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I have a half remembered conversation from the Boston summit where someone said that there was a security issue in using qcow2 as a format for creating snapshot images.
> Does that ring any bells with anyone, and if so can you expand on the potential issue please ?
> I think it was something to do with why base images have to be expanded after download, but I might be wrong on that. I’m particularly interested in using qcow2 as an upload format for snapshots.
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