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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 14 Update: libvirt-0.8.3-9.fc14
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Monday 11th April 2011 21:00:16 UTC (over 5 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-4896
2011-04-06 21:48:20
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Name        : libvirt
Product     : Fedora 14
Version     : 0.8.3
Release     : 9.fc14
URL         : http://libvirt.org/
Summary     : Library providing a simple API virtualization
Description :
Libvirt is a C toolkit to interact with the virtualization capabilities
of recent versions of Linux (and other OSes). The main package includes
the libvirtd server exporting the virtualization support.

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Update Information:

Fix for CVE-2011-1486, error reporting in libvirtd is not thread safe
Fix specfil to create /var/lib/libvirt with proper permissions.
fix a lack of API check on read-only connections
this build fix one crash in the the error handling
fix a lack of API check on read-only connections
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ChangeLog:

* Tue Apr  5 2011 Laine Stump  0.8.3-9
- Fix incorrect release version in specfile ChangeLog
* Tue Apr  5 2011 Laine Stump  0.8.3-8
- Fix for CVE-2011-1486, error reporting in libvirtd is not thread safe,
  bug 693457
* Mon Apr  4 2011 Laine Stump  0.8.3-7
- fix permissions on /var/lib/libvirt
* Wed Mar 16 2011 Daniel Veillard  0.8.3-6
- fix one crash in the the error handling for previous patch
* Tue Mar 15 2011 Daniel Veillard  0.8.3-5
- fix a lack of API check on read-only connections 683655
- CVE-2011-1146
* Fri Mar  4 2011 Daniel Veillard  0.8.3-4
- fix problem parsing octal addresses bug 653883
* Wed Sep 29 2010 jkeating - 0.8.3-3.1
- Rebuilt for gcc bug 634757
* Thu Sep 16 2010 Dan HorĂ¡k  - 0.8.3-3
- disable the nwfilterxml2xmltest also on s390(x)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #693391 - CVE-2011-1486 libvirt: error reporting in libvirtd is
not thread safe
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=693391
  [ 2 ] Bug #683650 - CVE-2011-1146 libvirt: several API calls do not
honour read-only connection
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=683650
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update libvirt' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on
the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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