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Gentoo update for xen

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Release Date:  2013-10-02    Views:  864

Secunia Advisory SA55082

Where:

From local network

Impact:

Security Bypass, Exposure of sensitive information, Privilege escalation, DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Gentoo has issued an update for xen. This fixes some vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users in a guest virtual machine to disclose certain sensitive information, bypass certain security restrictions, cause a DoS (Denial of Service), and gain escalated privileges, by malicious, local users to cause a DoS, and by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA44502 (#3)
SA45835
SA47740 (#2)
SA49381
SA49789
SA50191
SA50472
SA50493
SA51200
SA51397
SA51734
SA51874
SA51881
SA52055
SA52857
SA53023
SA53032
SA53134
SA53137
SA53187
SA53312
SA53591
SA53686
SA53900
SA53925


Solution:
Update to "app-emulation/xen-4.2.2-r1" or later, "app-emulation/xen-tools-4.2.2-r3" or later, or "app-emulation/xen-pvgrub-4.2.2-r1" or later.

Original Advisory:
GLSA 201309-24:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201309-24.xml

Deep Links:
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