[SECURITY] [DSA 1384-1] New xen-utils packages fix several vulnerabilities

2007-10-06T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:18135
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2007-10-06T00:00:00

Description

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1384-1 security@debian.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Steve Kemp October 5th, 2007 http://www.debian.org/security/faq


Package : xen-utils Vulnerability : various Problem type : local Debian-specific: no CVE Id(s) : CVE-2007-4993, CVE-2007-1320 Debian Bug : 444430, 444007

Several local vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Xen hypervisor packages which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:

CVE-2007-4993

By use of a specially crafted grub configuration file a domU user may be able to execute arbitary code upon the dom0 when pygrub is being used.

CVE-2007-1320

Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the Cirrus VGA extension, provided by QEMU, may allow local users to execute arbitrary code via "bitblt" heap overflow.

For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 3.0.3-0-3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your xen-utils package.

Upgrade instructions


wget url will fetch the file for you dpkg -i file.deb will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update will update the internal database apt-get upgrade will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xen-3.0/xen-3.0_3.0.3-0.orig.tar.gz Size/MD5 checksum: 6127238 71257a2d977a601594c70c9eac0a121b http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xen-3.0/xen-3.0_3.0.3-0-3.diff.gz Size/MD5 checksum: 28697 64f2dd856726a95d88fe48531e987ff4 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xen-3.0/xen-3.0_3.0.3-0-3.dsc Size/MD5 checksum: 1115 d42726f5a374bfb8eb1a6618174ff893

Architecture independent packages:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xen-3.0/xen-docs-3.0_3.0.3-0-3_all.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 533396 b91af7395e7a1169be06ced33ef56daa

amd64 architecture (AMD x86_64 (AMD64))

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xen-3.0/xen-utils-3.0.3-1_3.0.3-0-3_amd64.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 368012 b4ceb2935cf07339c98b7aa67709a508 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xen-3.0/xen-ioemu-3.0.3-1_3.0.3-0-3_amd64.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 331438 f7f8a51f48c87072fe2c0ffd03e066aa http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xen-3.0/xen-hypervisor-3.0.3-1-amd64_3.0.3-0-3_amd64.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 269956 7957630a8fcd612e7492b7d14a36512d

i386 architecture (Intel ia32)

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xen-3.0/xen-hypervisor-3.0.3-1-i386-pae_3.0.3-0-3_i386.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 273756 f36f6d51efa2c545d98275e63965569c http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xen-3.0/xen-ioemu-3.0.3-1_3.0.3-0-3_i386.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 326526 b198abda8622589fb4dd0141744dddf0 http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xen-3.0/xen-utils-3.0.3-1_3.0.3-0-3_i386.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 347860 954ccb3ddf9aea5fa5a09e08abd6c95c http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/x/xen-3.0/xen-hypervisor-3.0.3-1-i386_3.0.3-0-3_i386.deb Size/MD5 checksum: 253984 b92b82d449805ff4a8d8f90b655be600

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next update.


For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.6 (GNU/Linux)

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