USN-1895-1: libvirt vulnerability
2 July 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 13.04
libvirt could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- libvirt - Libvirt virtualization toolkit
It was discovered that libvirt incorrectly handled certain storage pool requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libvirt to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make all the necessary changes.