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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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 : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/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