Ubuntu: 1895-1: libvirt vulnerability
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu libvirt could be made to crash if it received specially crafted networktraffic.
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1895-1
July 02, 2013

libvirt vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 13.04

Summary:

libvirt could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network
traffic.

Software Description:
- libvirt: Libvirt virtualization toolkit

Details:

It was discovered that libvirt incorrectly handled certain storage pool
requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libvirt to
consume resources, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 13.04:
  libvirt0                        1.0.2-0ubuntu11.13.04.2

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1895-1
  CVE-2013-1962

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libvirt/1.0.2-0ubuntu11.13.04.2