Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1315-1 libvirt -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 24 Mar 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 887700.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1064, CVE-2018-5748.
- More information:
Daniel P. Berrange and Peter Krempa of Red Hat discovered a flaw in libvirt, a virtualization API. A lack of restriction for the amount of data read by QEMU Monitor socket can lead to a denial of service by exhaustion of memory resources.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.9.12.3-1+deb7u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your libvirt packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS