openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-SU-2013:0274-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libvirt was updated to fix some bugs and security issues :

Security issues fixed :

- Fix crash on error paths of message dispatching,
CVE-2013-0170 bnc#800976

- security: Fix libvirtd crash possibility CVE-2012-4423
bnc#780432

Also bugs were fixed :

- qemu: Fix probing for guest capabilities bnc#772586

- xen-xm: Generate UUID if not specified bnc#773626

- xenParseXM: don't dereference NULL pointer when script
is empty bnc#773621

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-02/msg00026.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=772586
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773621
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=773626
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=780432
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=800976

Solution :

Update the affected libvirt packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74880 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4423
CVE-2013-0170

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