libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities

2012-02-27T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201202-07
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2012-02-27T00:00:00

Description

Background

libvirt is a C toolkit to manipulate virtual machines.

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:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/libvirt-0.9.3-r1"