SuSE 11.3 Security Update : libvirt (SAT Patch Number 8421)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

libvirt has been updated to the 1.0.5.6 stable release that fixes bugs
and security issues :

- Fix crash in remoteDispatchDomainMemoryStats.
(CVE-2013-4296)

- virBitmapParse out-of-bounds read access Libvirt on SLES
11 SP3 is not affected:. (CVE-2013-5651)

- Add support for using 3-arg pkcheck syntax for process
(). (CVE-2013-4311)

- security: provide supplemental groups even when parsing
label () Changes in this version:. (CVE-2013-4291)

- virsh: fix change-media bug on disk block type

- Include process start time when doing polkit checks

- qemuDomainChangeGraphics: Check listen address change by
listen type

- python: return dictionary without value in case of no
blockjob

- virbitmap: Refactor virBitmapParse to avoid access
beyond bounds of array Also the following bug has been
fixed :

- Fix retrieval of SRIOV VF info, which prevented using
some SRIOV virtual functions in guest domains with ''
(bnc#837329)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=836931
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=837329
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=837530
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=837999
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=838638
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4291.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4296.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-4311.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-5651.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 8421.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70797 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4291
CVE-2013-4296
CVE-2013-4311
CVE-2013-5651

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