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<title>libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities were found in libvirt, the worst of which
might allow guest OS users to read arbitrary files on the host OS.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">libvirt</product>
<announced>February 27, 2012</announced>
<revised>February 27, 2012: 1</revised>
<bug>358877</bug>
<bug>372963</bug>
<bug>373991</bug>
<bug>386287</bug>
<access>local, remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-emulation/libvirt" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.9.3-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.9.3-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>libvirt is a C toolkit to manipulate virtual machines.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvirt. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>These vulnerabilities allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of
Service condition on the host server or libvirt daemon, or might allow
guest OS users to read arbitrary files on the host OS.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All libvirt users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-emulation/libvirt-0.9.3-r1"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1146">CVE-2011-1146</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1486">CVE-2011-1486</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2178">CVE-2011-2178</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2511">CVE-2011-2511</uri>
</references>
<metadata timestamp="Fri, 07 Oct 2011 23:37:16 +0000" tag="requester">craig</metadata>
<metadata timestamp="Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:20:05 +0000" tag="submitter">craig</metadata>
</glsa>