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ELSA-2011-0391 Important: Oracle Linux libvirt security update

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ELSA-2011-0391 Important: Oracle Linux libvirt security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
03/15/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/20/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

libvirt.c in the API in Red Hat libvirt 0.8.8 does not properly restrict operations in a read-only connection, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a (1) virNodeDeviceDettach, (2) virNodeDeviceReset, (3) virDomainRevertToSnapshot, (4) virDomainSnapshotDelete, (5) virNodeDeviceReAttach, or (6) virConnectDomainXMLToNative call, a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-5086.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libvirt
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libvirt-client
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libvirt-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libvirt-python

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