[USN-1895-1] libvirt vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Tue Jul 2 20:18:25 UTC 2013

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1895-1
July 02, 2013

libvirt vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 13.04


libvirt could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network

Software Description:
- libvirt: Libvirt virtualization toolkit


It was discovered that libvirt incorrectly handled certain storage pool
requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libvirt to
consume resources, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 13.04:
  libvirt0                        1.0.2-0ubuntu11.13.04.2

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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