openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-SU-2014:0268-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following security and non security issues with
libvirt :

- bnc#857492: Fix libvirtd crash when hot-plugging disks
for qemu domains (CVE-2013-6458)

- bnc#858817: Don't crash if a connection closes early

- bnc#858824: avoid crashing libvirtd when calling `virsh
numatune' on inactive Xen libxl domain (CVE-2013-6457)

- bnc#859051: filter global events by domain:getattr ACL

- bnc#817407: Add CAP_SYS_PACCT capability to libvirtd
AppArmor profile

- bnc#859041: Following the upstream pattern, introduce
the daemon-config-network subpackage to handle defining
the default network

- bnc#857271: Fix initialization of emulated NICs

- bnc#857271: Fix potential segfault in libxl driver when
domain create fails

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libvirt packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75266 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6457

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