Ubuntu 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : libvirt vulnerability (USN-1094-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Petr Matousek discovered that libvirt did not always honor read-only
connections. An attacker who is authorized to connect to the libvirt
daemon could exploit this to cause a denial of service via application
crash.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 53218 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46820

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1146