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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201804-07
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 Severity: Normal
    Title: libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities
     Date: April 08, 2018
     Bugs: #647338, #650018
       ID: 201804-07

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvirt, the worst of
which may result in the execution of arbitrary commands.

Background
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libvirt is a C toolkit for manipulating virtual machines.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  app-emulation/libvirt        < 4.1.0                    >= 4.1.0

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvirt. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A local privileged attacker could execute arbitrary commands or cause a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All libvirt users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/libvirt-4.1.0"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2018-5748
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-5748
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-6764
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-6764

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-07

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
secur...@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2018 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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