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USN-1895-1: libvirt vulnerability

2 July 2013

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



  • libvirt - Libvirt virtualization toolkit


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

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