Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that libvirt used the pkcheck tool in an unsafe
manner. A local attacker could possibly use this flaw to bypass polkit
authentication. In Ubuntu, libvirt polkit authentication is not
enabled by default. (CVE-2013-4311)
It was discovered that libvirt incorrectly handled certain memory
stats requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause
libvirt to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only
affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.10, and Ubuntu 13.04.
It was discovered that libvirt incorrectly handled certain bitmap
operations. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libvirt to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 13.04. (CVE-2013-5651).
Update the affected libvirt-bin and / or libvirt0 packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false