Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Wenlong Huang discovered that libvirt incorrectly handled certain RPC
calls. A remote attacker could exploit this and cause libvirt to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2012-4423)
Tingting Zheng discovered that libvirt incorrectly handled cleanup
under certain error conditions. A remote attacker could exploit this
and cause libvirt to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-0170).
Update the affected libvirt-bin and / or libvirt0 packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 64289 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5554157578
CVE ID: CVE-2012-4423CVE-2013-0170
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