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[SECURITY] [DSA 2650-1] libvirt-bin security update Mar 15 2013 09:47PM
Yves-Alexis Perez (corsac debian org)
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2650-1 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Yves-Alexis Perez
March 15, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libvirt-bin
Vulnerability : files and device nodes ownership change to kvm group
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: yes
CVE ID : CVE-2013-1766
Debian Bug : 701649

Bastian Blank discovered that libvirtd, a daemon for management of virtual
machines, network and storage, would change ownership of devices files so they
would be owned by user `libvirt-qemu` and group `kvm`, which is a general
purpose group not specific to libvirt, allowing unintended write access to
those devices and files for the kvm group members.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.3-5+squeeze4.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.12-11.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.12-11.

We recommend that you upgrade your libvirt-bin packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce (at) lists.debian (dot) org [email concealed]
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