Package "libvirt"

Name: libvirt


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • Programs for the libvirt library
  • Virtualization daemon
  • Virtualization daemon QEMU connection driver
  • Virtualization daemon RBD storage driver

Latest version: 6.0.0-0ubuntu8.16
Release: focal (20.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


Other versions of "libvirt" in Focal

Repository Area Version
base main 6.0.0-0ubuntu8
security universe 6.0.0-0ubuntu8.16
security main 6.0.0-0ubuntu8.16
updates universe 6.0.0-0ubuntu8.16

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Version: 6.0.0-0ubuntu8.16 2022-05-02 19:06:23 UTC

  libvirt (6.0.0-0ubuntu8.16) focal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: crash via double-free memory issue
    - debian/patches/CVE-2020-25637-1.patch: gendispatch: handle empty
      flags in src/rpc/gendispatch.pl.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2020-25637-2.patch: add support for filtering
      @acls by uint params in src/remote/remote_protocol.x,
    - debian/patches/CVE-2020-25637-3.patch: require write acl for guest
      agent in src/libxl/libxl_driver.c, src/qemu/qemu_driver.c,
    - debian/patches/CVE-2020-25637-4.patch: set ifname to NULL after
      freeing in src/qemu/qemu_agent.c.
    - CVE-2020-25637
  * SECURITY UPDATE: sVirt SELinux confinement flaw
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-3631.patch: fix SELinux label generation
      logic in src/security/security_selinux.c.
    - CVE-2021-3631
  * SECURITY UPDATE: improper locking issue
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-3667.patch: unlock object on ACL fail in
    - CVE-2021-3667
  * SECURITY UPDATE: segmentation fault during VM shutdown
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-3975.patch: add missing lock in
      qemuProcessHandleMonitorEOF in src/qemu/qemu_process.c.
    - CVE-2021-3975
  * SECURITY UPDATE: DoS via libxl driver
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-4147-pre1.patch: fix domain shutdown in
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-4147-1.patch: disable death events after
      receiving a shutdown event in src/libxl/libxl_domain.c,
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-4147-2.patch: rename libxlShutdownThreadInfo
      struct in src/libxl/libxl_domain.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-4147-3.patch: modify name of shutdown thread
      in src/libxl/libxl_domain.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-4147-4.patch: handle domain death events in a
      thread in src/libxl/libxl_domain.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-4147-5.patch: search for virDomainObj in
      event handler threads in src/libxl/libxl_domain.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-4147-6pre1.patch: avoid virHashFree by
      rearranging code in src/libxl/libxl_logger.c.
    - debian/patches/CVE-2021-4147-6.patch: protect access to libxlLogger
      files hash table in src/libxl/libxl_logger.c.
    - CVE-2021-4147
  * SECURITY UPDATE: DoS via nwfilter driver
    - debian/patches/CVE-2022-0897.patch: fix crash when counting number of
      network filters in src/nwfilter/nwfilter_driver.c.
    - CVE-2022-0897

 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Wed, 20 Apr 2022 11:31:12 -0400

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2020-25637 A double free memory issue was found to occur in the libvirt API, in versions before 6.8.0, responsible for requesting information about network inte
CVE-2021-3631 A flaw was found in libvirt while it generates SELinux MCS category pairs for VMs' dynamic labels. This flaw allows one exploited guest to access fil
CVE-2021-3667 An improper locking issue was found in the virStoragePoolLookupByTargetPath API of libvirt. It occurs in the storagePoolLookupByTargetPath function w
CVE-2021-3975 segmentation fault during VM shutdown can lead to vdsm hung
CVE-2021-4147 A flaw was found in the libvirt libxl driver. A malicious guest could continuously reboot itself and cause libvirtd on the host to deadlock or crash,
CVE-2022-0897 A flaw was found in the libvirt nwfilter driver. The virNWFilterObjListNumOfNWFilters method failed to acquire the `driver->nwfilters` mutex before i

Version: 6.0.0-0ubuntu8.15 2021-11-30 02:06:57 UTC

  libvirt (6.0.0-0ubuntu8.15) focal; urgency=medium

  * d/p/u/lp-1927519-virt-aa-helper-Purge-profile-if-corrupted.patch:
    avoid issues due to corrupted apparmor profiles (LP: #1927519)

 -- Christian Ehrhardt <email address hidden> Thu, 18 Nov 2021 10:23:11 +0100

Source diff to previous version

Version: 6.0.0-0ubuntu8.14 2021-09-15 16:06:22 UTC

  libvirt (6.0.0-0ubuntu8.14) focal; urgency=medium

  * Fixup backport of "util: Add phys_port_name support on virPCIGetNetName"
    to include the incorrectly removed "firstEntryName = NULL;" line, which
    caused a regression bringing up network pools. (LP: #1943481)
    - d/p/u/lp-1892132-Add-phys_port_name-support-on-virPCIGetNetName.patch

 -- Matthew Ruffell <email address hidden> Tue, 14 Sep 2021 14:00:49 +1200

Source diff to previous version
1943481 libvirtd crashes when creating network interface pools in 6.0.0-0ubuntu8.13

Version: 6.0.0-0ubuntu8.13 2021-09-07 19:06:23 UTC

  libvirt (6.0.0-0ubuntu8.13) focal; urgency=medium

  * Add support for switchdev NICs that link representor ports to parent PCI
    device. (LP: #1892132)
    - d/p/u/lp-1892132-Add-phys_port_name-support-on-virPCIGetNetName.patch
    - d/p/u/lp-1892132-add-virNetDevGetPhysPortName.patch

 -- Frode Nordahl <email address hidden> Fri, 16 Jul 2021 05:16:36 +0000

Source diff to previous version

Version: 6.0.0-0ubuntu8.12 2021-08-10 22:06:20 UTC

  libvirt (6.0.0-0ubuntu8.12) focal; urgency=medium

  * d/p/u/lp-1929202-*: fix pre-creation of images during migration
    (LP: #1929202)

 -- Christian Ehrhardt <email address hidden> Tue, 20 Jul 2021 14:13:56 +0200

1929202 [Ubuntu 20.04] Libvirtd will not pre-create images on the target host during migration

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