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RHSA-2011:1615: virt-v2v security and bug fix update

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RHSA-2011:1615: virt-v2v security and bug fix update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/06/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/16/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

virt-v2v is a tool for converting and importing virtual machines tolibvirt-managed KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine), or Red Hat EnterpriseVirtualization.Using virt-v2v to convert a guest that has a password-protected VNC consoleto a KVM guest removed that password protection from the converted guest:after conversion, a password was not required to access the convertedguest's VNC console. Now, converted guests will require the same VNCconsole password as the original guest. Note that when converting a guestto run on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, virt-v2v will display awarning that VNC passwords are not supported. (CVE-2011-1773)Note: The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 perl-Sys-Virt update must also beinstalled to correct CVE-2011-1773.Bug fixes:Users of virt-v2v should upgrade to this updated package, which fixes theseissues and upgrades virt-v2v to version 0.8.3.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-virt-v2v

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