Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : libvirt vulnerability (USN-1180-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Eric Blake discovered an integer overflow flaw in libvirt. A remote
authenticated attacker could exploit this by sending a crafted VCPU
RPC call and 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 libvirt-bin package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55730 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48478

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2511

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