openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-SU-2013:1549-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

libvirt was updated to fix 2 security issues :

CVE-2013-4311: Add support for using 3-arg pkcheck syntax for process,
which previously could be used for race conditions to gain privileges.

CVE-2013-4296: Fix crash in remoteDispatchDomainMemoryStats

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00023.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=836931
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=838638

Solution :

Update the affected libvirt packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75169 ()

Bugtraq ID: 62508
62510

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4296
CVE-2013-4311

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