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Home » Security Advisories» Fedora » libvirt 1.2.18.4 updates

libvirt 1.2.18.4 updates

* Rebased to version 1.2.18.4 * CVE-2016-5008: Setting empty VNC password allows access to unauthorized users (bz #1351516)

  • Vendor: Fedora
  • Vendor ID: FEDORA-2016-7b7e16a39e
  • Date: July 27, 2016


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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2016-7b7e16a39e
2016-07-27 15:58:02.529926
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Name : libvirt
Product : Fedora 23
Version : 1.2.18.4
Release : 1.fc23
URL : http://libvirt.org/
Summary : Library providing a simple virtualization API
Description :
Libvirt is a C toolkit to interact with the virtualization capabilities
of recent versions of Linux (and other OSes). The main package includes
the libvirtd server exporting the virtualization support.

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Update Information:

* Rebased to version 1.2.18.4 * CVE-2016-5008: Setting empty VNC password allows
access to unauthorized users (bz #1351516)
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References:

[ 1 ] Bug #1351514 - CVE-2016-5008 libvirt: Setting empty VNC password allows access to
unauthorized users
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1351514
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program. Use
su -c 'yum update libvirt' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key. More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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