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

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 :

Solution :

Update the affected libvirt packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74880 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4423

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