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openSUSE-SU-2010:0620-1 (important): libvirt: security fix for multiple issues
  • From: opensuse-security@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 16 Sep 2010 16:08:16 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <20100916140816.92B76BE37@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
openSUSE Security Update: libvirt: security fix for multiple issues

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2010:0620-1
Rating: important
References: #618155
Cross-References: CVE-2010-2237 CVE-2010-2238 CVE-2010-2239
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.2

An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.


libvirt did not properly handle configured disk formats
which potenially allowed users to read arbitrary files
(CVE-2010-2237, CVE-2010-2238, CVE-2010-2239)

Improperly mapped source privileged ports in guests may
allow obtaining privileged resources on the host

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.2:

zypper in -t patch libvirt-2892

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE 11.2 (i586 x86_64):



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