Security Advisory Important: rhev-hypervisor6 security update

Advisory: RHSA-2014:0378-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2014-04-08
Last updated on: 2014-04-08
Affected Products: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3
CVEs ( CVE-2014-0160


An updated rhev-hypervisor6 package that fixes one security issue is now

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

The rhev-hypervisor6 package provides a Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
Hypervisor ISO disk image. The Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor
is a dedicated Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) hypervisor. It includes
everything necessary to run and manage virtual machines: a subset of the
Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating environment and the Red Hat Enterprise
Virtualization Agent.

Note: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor is only available for
the Intel 64 and AMD64 architectures with virtualization extensions.

An information disclosure flaw was found in the way OpenSSL handled TLS and
DTLS Heartbeat Extension packets. A malicious TLS or DTLS client or server
could send a specially crafted TLS or DTLS Heartbeat packet to disclose a
limited portion of memory per request from a connected client or server.
Note that the disclosed portions of memory could potentially include
sensitive information such as private keys. (CVE-2014-0160)

Red Hat would like to thank the OpenSSL project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Neel Mehta of Google Security as the original

Users of the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor are advised to
upgrade to this updated package, which corrects this issue.


This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the
Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at

To upgrade Hypervisors in Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization environments
using the disk image provided by this package, refer to:

Updated packages

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3

File outdated by:  RHEA-2016:1555
    MD5: 60bb78778951de2fff15554dde159bd7
SHA-256: 83c5b57407d433b080474635f7b49fc298f2141da2fef53f6268eca3070b4a9e
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1084875 - CVE-2014-0160 openssl: information disclosure in handling of TLS heartbeat extension packets


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