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[Full-disclosure] [SECURITY] [DSA 2280-1] libvirt security update

From: Steffen Joeris <white_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Jul 19 2011 - 01:27:20 GMT
To: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2280-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steffen Joeris
July 19, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libvirt
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE IDs : CVE-2011-2511 CVE-2011-1486
Debian Bugs : 633630 623222

It was discovered that libvirt, a library for interfacing with different
virtualization systems, is prone to an integer overflow (CVE-2011-2511).
Additionally, the stable version is prone to a denial of service,
because its error reporting is not thread-safe (CVE-2011-1486).

For the stable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.8.3-5+squeeze2.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.4.6-10+lenny2.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), these problems will fixed soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
version 0.9.2-7).
               
                                                                                                                                                                     
We recommend that you upgrade your libvirt packages.
                                                                                                                                                                                    
Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

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