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A guestfs-tools security, bug fix, and enhancement update has been released for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.

RHSA-2022:7959-01: Low: guestfs-tools security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Low: guestfs-tools security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2022:7959-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:
Issue date: 2022-11-15
CVE Names: CVE-2022-2211

1. Summary:

An update for guestfs-tools is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Low. 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.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 9) - aarch64, noarch, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

guestfs-tools is a set of tools that can be used to make batch
configuration changes to guests, get disk used/free statistics, perform
backups and guest clones, change registry/UUID/hostname info, build guests
from scratch, and much more.

Security Fix(es):

* libguestfs: Buffer overflow in get_keys leads to DoS (CVE-2022-2211)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 9.1 Release Notes linked from the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

5. Bugs fixed (

2059286 - RFE: Rebase guestfs-tools to 1.48 in RHEL 9.1
2072493 - [RFE] Request to add lvm system.devices cleanup operation to virt-sysprep
2075718 - Having to use "--selinux-relabel" is not intuitive given Red Hat products default to selinux enabled.
2089748 - Removal of "--selinux-relabel" option breaks existing scripts
2100862 - CVE-2022-2211 libguestfs: Buffer overflow in get_keys leads to DoS
2106286 - virt-sysprep: make an effort to support LUKS on LV

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AppStream (v. 9):






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7. References:

8. Contact:

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