Package : xen-utils
Vulnerability : various
Problem type : local
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2007-4993, CVE-2007-1320
Debian Bug : 444430, 444007
Several local vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Xen hypervisor
packages which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
By use of a specially crafted grub configuration file a domU user
may be able to execute arbitary code upon the dom0 when pygrub is
Multiple heap-based buffer overflows in the Cirrus VGA extension,
provided by QEMU, may allow local users to execute arbitrary code
via "bitblt" heap overflow.
For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems will be fixed soon.
We recommend that you upgrade your xen-utils package.
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:
will update the internal database
will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch