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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201202-07 ] libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201202-07)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: February 27, 2012
Bug(s): #358877, #372963, #373991, #386287
ID: 201202-07

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in libvirt, the worst of which
might allow guest OS users to read arbitrary files on the host OS.


Background

libvirt is a C toolkit to manipulate virtual machines.

Affected Packages

Package: app-emulation/libvirt
Vulnerable: < 0.9.3-r1
Unaffected: >= 0.9.3-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvirt. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

These vulnerabilities allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of
Service condition on the host server or libvirt daemon, or might allow
guest OS users to read arbitrary files on the host OS.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libvirt users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/libvirt-0.9.3-r1"
   


References

CVE-2011-1146
CVE-2011-1486
CVE-2011-2178
CVE-2011-2511


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