RHEL 7 : libguestfs and virt-p2v (RHSA-2016:2576)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 94539
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for libguestfs and virt-p2v is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
The libguestfs packages contain a library, which is used for accessing and modifying virtual machine (VM) disk images.
Virt-p2v is a tool for conversion of a physical server to a virtual guest.
The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
libguestfs (1.32.7), virt-p2v (1.32.7). (BZ#1218766)
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.
Note: The libguestfs packages in this advisory were rebuilt with a fixed version of OCaml to address this issue.
Additional Changes :
For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.