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[SECURITY] [DSA 2650-2] libvirt regression update Mar 17 2013 10:01PM
Yves-Alexis Perez (corsac debian org)
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2650-2 security (at) debian (dot) org [email concealed]
http://www.debian.org/security/ Yves-Alexis Perez
March 17, 2013 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : libvirt
Vulnerability : files and device nodes ownership change to kvm group
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: yes
CVE ID : CVE-2013-1766
Debian Bug : 701649

The recent security update for libvirt was found to cause a regression.
The kvm/qemu processes weren't run as the `kvm` user anymore in order to
fix the file/device ownership changes, but the processes where not
correctly configured to use the `kvm` group either. When the user would
try to run a virtual machine, the process was denied access to the
/dev/kvm device node, preventing the virtual machine to run.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.3-5+squeeze5.

We recommend that you upgrade your libvirt 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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