SuSE 11.1 Security Update : libvirt (SAT Patch Number 2957)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

libvirt did not properly handle configured disk formats which
potentially allowed users to read arbitrary files. (CVE-2010-2237 /
CVE-2010-2238 / CVE-2010-2239)

Improperly mapped source privileged ports in guests may allow
obtaining privileged resources on the host. (CVE-2010-2242)

In addition, fixes for the following non-security issues were
included :

- libvirt based kvm guest save operation takes too long.
(bnc#614853)

- With greater than 37 CPUs virt-manager throws
exceptions. (bnc#609738)

- Stopping more than one VirtualDomain will fail.
(bnc#594024)

- Unable to install SLES 9 SP4 guest from CDs on KVM
system. (bnc#626070)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=594024
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=609738
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=614853
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=618155
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=626070
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2237.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2238.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2239.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-2242.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 2957.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51624 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-2237
CVE-2010-2238
CVE-2010-2239
CVE-2010-2242

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