GLSA-201412-04 : libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-04
(libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvirt. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service or cause
information leakage. A local attacker may be able to escalate privileges,
cause a Denial of Service or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201412-04

Solution :

All libvirt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/libvirt-1.2.9-r2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false