[USN-6253-1] libvirt vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6253-1
July 26, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 23.04
libvirt could be made to stop responding or crash if it received specially
- libvirt: Libvirt virtualization toolkit
It wad discovered that libvirt incorrectly handled locking when processing
certain requests. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
libvirt to stop responding or crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all
the necessary changes.
A libvirt security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 23.04.