Advisories ยป MGASA-2013-0294

Updated libvirt package fixes security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 05 Oct 2013
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 2 , 3
CVE: CVE-2013-4296 , CVE-2013-4311 , CVE-2013-5651

Description

It was discovered that libvirt incorrectly handled certain memory stats
requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libvirt to
crash, resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2013-4296).

It was discovered that libvirt incorrectly handled certain bitmap
operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libvirt to
crash, resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2013-5651).

Additionally, an update for a PolicyKit security issue required libvirt to
be updated to use a different API that is not affected by this security
issue (CVE-2013-4311).
                

References

SRPMS

3/core

2/core