SuSE 11.2 Security Update : libvirt (SAT Patch Number 7310)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

libvirt was updated to fix the following security issue :

- A flaw was found in the way message freeing on
connection cleanup was handled under certain error
conditions. A remote user able to issue commands to
libvirt daemon could use this flaw to crash libvirtd or,
potentially, escalate their privilages to that of
libvirtd process. (CVE-2013-0170)

Also following bug has been fixed :

- Add managedSave functions to legacy xen driver

See also :

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 7310.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64781 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0170

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