libvirt: Denial of Service — GLSA 201412-36

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libvirt, worst of which allows context-dependent attackers to cause Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

app-emulation/libvirt on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.2.10-r3
Unaffected versions >= 1.2.10-r3

Background

libvirt is a C toolkit for manipulating virtual machines.

Description

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

Impact

A context-dependent attacker may be able to cause Denial of Service.

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-1.2.10-r3"
 

References

Release Date
December 24, 2014

Latest Revision
December 24, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local, remote

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