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From: <updates <at> fedoraproject.org>
Subject: [SECURITY] Fedora 13 Update: libvirt-0.8.2-6.fc13
Newsgroups: gmane.linux.redhat.fedora.package.announce
Date: Monday 18th April 2011 21:23:20 UTC (over 5 years ago)
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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2011-4870
2011-04-06 21:47:24
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Name        : libvirt
Product     : Fedora 13
Version     : 0.8.2
Release     : 6.fc13
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 specfile 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  0.8.2-6
- Add changes to fedora-specific libvirt.spec forgotten in 0.8.2-4
* Tue Apr  5 2011 Laine Stump  0.8.2-5
- Fix for CVE-2011-1486, error reporting in libvirtd is not thread safe,
  bug 693457
* Mon Apr  4 2011 Laine Stump  0.8.2-4
- fix permissions on /var/lib/libvirt
* Wed Mar 16 2011 Daniel Veillard  - 0.8.2-3
- fix one crash in the the error handling for previous patch
* Tue Mar 15 2011 Daniel Veillard  - 0.8.2-2
- Fix for CVE-2011-1146, missing checks on read-only connections bug 683655
* Thu Jun 17 2010 Cole Robinson  - 0.7.7-5.fc13
- Add qemu.conf options for audio workaround
- Fix parsing certain USB sysfs files (bz 598272)
- Sanitize pool target paths (bz 494005)
- Add qemu.conf for clear emulator capabilities
- Prevent libvirtd inside a VM from breaking network access (bz 235961)
- Mention --all in 'virsh list' docs (bz 575512)
- Initscript fixes (bz 565238)
- List wireless interfaces via nodedev-list (bz 596928)
* Tue May 18 2010 Cole Robinson  - 0.7.7-4.fc13
- Fix nodedev XML conversion errors (bz 591262)
- Fix PCI xml decimal parsing (bz 582752)
- Fix CDROM media connect/eject (bz 582005)
- Always report qemu startup output on error (bz 581381)
- Fix crash from 'virsh dominfo' if secdriver disabled (bz 581166)
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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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