Scientific Linux Security Update : libguestfs and virt-p2v on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Virt-p2v is a tool for conversion of a physical server to a virtual

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
libguestfs (1.32.7), virt-p2v (1.32.7).

Security Fix(es) :

- An integer conversion flaw was found in the way OCaml's
String handled its length. Certain operations on an
excessively long String could trigger a buffer overflow
or result in an information leak. (CVE-2015-8869)

Note: The libguestfs packages in this advisory were rebuilt with a
fixed version of OCaml to address this issue.

Additional Changes :

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95843 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8869

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