Qemu-kvm/krb5-appl Updates for Debian
Posted on: 07/25/2011 02:58 PM

The following two security updates for Debian are available: [SECURITY] [DSA 2283-1] krb5-appl security update and [SECURITY] [DSA 2282-1] qemu-kvm security update

[SECURITY] [DSA 2283-1] krb5-appl security update

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2283-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 25, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : krb5-appl
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-1526

Tim Zingelmann discovered that due an incorrect configure script the
kerborised FTP server failed to set the effective GID correctly,
resulting in privilege escalation.

The oldstable distribution (lenny) is not affected.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.0.1-1.1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your krb5-appl packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

[SECURITY] [DSA 2282-1] qemu-kvm security update
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2282-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
July 25, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : qemu-kvm
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-2212 CVE-2011-2527

Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in KVM, a solution for full
virtualization on x86 hardware:

CVE-2011-2212

Nelson Elhage discovered a buffer overflow in the virtio subsystem,
which could lead to denial of service or privilege escalation.

CVE-2011-2527

Andrew Griffiths discovered that group privileges were
insufficiently dropped when started with -runas option, resulting
in privilege escalation.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.12.5+dfsg-5+squeeze6.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.14.1+dfsg-3.

We recommend that you upgrade your qemu-kvm packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/




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