[SECURITY] Fedora 13 Update: libvirt-0.8.2-1.fc13

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Fedora Update Notification
2010-07-13 06:42:13

Name        : libvirt
Product     : Fedora 13
Version     : 0.8.2
Release     : 1.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.

Update Information:

A reboot is required to update the iptables rules for the default virtual
network to address the CVE-2010-2242    All disk format probing is now disabled
in a default installation of libvirt. This change may prevent KVM guests using
qcow2 disks from booting successfully.    If this occurs verify that the guest
XML <disk> element has explicitly requested use of the qcow2 data format via the
<driver> element:          <driver name='qemu' type='qcow2'/>    If the qcow2 is
using an external backing file, it may be necessary to re-create the qcow2 file,
explicitly specifying the backing store format with the '-o' option.      qemu-
img create -f qcow2 -b master.qcow2 -o backing_fmt=qcow2 newdisk.qcow2    If
this is not possible, disk format probing can be re-enabled via
/etc/libvirt/qemu.conf       allow_disk_format_probing = 1    NB, enabling disk
format probing has security consequences as per the linked CVEs.

* Thu Jun 17 2010 Cole Robinson <crobinso at redhat.com> - 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 <crobinso at redhat.com> - 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)

  [ 1 ] Bug #607810 - CVE-2010-2237 libvirt: ignoring defined main disk format when looking up disk backing stores
  [ 2 ] Bug #607811 - CVE-2010-2238 libvirt: ignoring defined disk backing store format when recursing into disk image backing stores
  [ 3 ] Bug #607812 - CVE-2010-2239 libvirt: not setting user defined backing store format when creating new image
  [ 4 ] Bug #602455 - CVE-2010-2242 libvirt: improperly mapped source privileged ports may allow for obtaining privileged resources on the host

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/.

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