libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201804-07

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvirt, the worst of which may result in the execution of arbitrary commands.

Affected Packages

app-emulation/libvirt on all architectures
Affected versions < 4.1.0
Unaffected versions >= 4.1.0

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 local privileged attacker could execute arbitrary commands or cause a Denial of Service condition.

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-4.1.0"
 

References

Release Date
April 08, 2018

Latest Revision
April 08, 2018: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local

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