Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2280-1 libvirt -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 19 Jul 2011
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 633630, Bug 623222.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-2511, CVE-2011-1486.
- More information:
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.