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
  • development files for the libvirt library
  • documentation for the libvirt library
  • library for interfacing with different virtualization systems

Latest version: 0.9.8-2ubuntu17.23
Release: precise (12.04)
Level: updates
Repository: main


Other versions of "libvirt" in Precise

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base main 0.9.8-2ubuntu17
security main 0.9.8-2ubuntu17.23

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Version: 0.9.8-2ubuntu17.23 2016-01-12 20:07:50 UTC

  libvirt (0.9.8-2ubuntu17.23) precise-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: unintended firewall port exposure
    - debian/patches/CVE-2011-4600.patch: don't add iptables rules for
      externally managed networks in src/network/bridge_driver.c.
    - CVE-2011-4600

 -- Marc Deslauriers Fri, 08 Jan 2016 10:00:16 -0500

Source diff to previous version

Version: 0.9.8-2ubuntu17.22 2015-06-24 16:06:35 UTC

  libvirt (0.9.8-2ubuntu17.22) precise; urgency=medium

  * Quiet some of the following errors.
    "error : virNetSocketReadWire:1006 : End of file while reading data:
     Input/output error" (LP: #1451598)

 -- Dave Chiluk <email address hidden> Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:01:03 -0500

Source diff to previous version
1451598 Libvirt spams libvirt.log with virNetSocketReadWire and similar errors

Version: 0.9.8-2ubuntu17.21 2015-06-03 15:06:55 UTC

  libvirt (0.9.8-2ubuntu17.21) precise-proposed; urgency=medium

  * Add egg-info file (LP: #1379585)
 -- Serge Hallyn <email address hidden> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:34:28 -0600

Source diff to previous version
1379585 python-libvirt lacks egg-info on precise

Version: 0.9.8-2ubuntu17.20 2014-09-30 19:06:39 UTC

  libvirt (0.9.8-2ubuntu17.20) precise-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service via crafted XML document
    - debian/patches/CVE-2014-0179.patch: don't expand entities when
      parsing XML in src/util/xml.c.
    - CVE-2014-0179
  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service or information disclosure via
    - debian/patches/CVE-2014-3633.patch: use correct definition when
      looking up disk in src/qemu/qemu_driver.c.
    - CVE-2014-3633
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:47:47 -0400

Source diff to previous version
CVE-2014-0179 libvirt 0.7.5 through 1.2.x before 1.2.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (read block and hang) via a crafted XML document containing
CVE-2014-3633 qemu: out-of-bounds read access in qemuDomainGetBlockIoTune() due to invalid index

Version: 0.9.8-2ubuntu17.19 2014-05-07 17:07:26 UTC

  libvirt (0.9.8-2ubuntu17.19) precise-proposed; urgency=medium

  * Add a udev hook and script to enable multicast_querier when a
    virbr* is brought up (LP: #1218959)
 -- Serge Hallyn <email address hidden> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:36:55 -0500

1218959 KVM virbr# no longer forwards multicast traffic by default (U12.04)

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