Debian: DSA-2846-1: libvirt security update

    Date17 Jan 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple security issues have been found in Libvirt, a virtualisation abstraction library: CVE-2013-6458
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2846-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 17, 2014                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libvirt
    Vulnerability  : several
    Problem type   : remote
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-6458 CVE-2014-1447
    
    Multiple security issues have been found in Libvirt, a virtualisation
    abstraction library:
    
    CVE-2013-6458
    
        It was discovered that insecure job usage could lead to denial of
        service against libvirtd.
    
    CVE-2014-1447
    
        It was discovered that a race condition in keepalive handling could
        lead to denial of service against libvirtd.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 0.9.12.3-1. This bugfix point release also addresses some 
    additional bugfixes.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version 1.2.1-1.
    
    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/
    
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