openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-SU-2014:0674-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following issues with libvirt :

- bnc#875694: Fix migration with QEMU 1.6. QEMU 1.6.0
introduced new migration status: setup. Libvirt does not
expect such string in QMP and refuses to migrate with
error 'unexpected migration status in setup'

- Patch to prevent expansion of entities when parsing XML
files. This vulnerability allowed malicious users to
read arbitrary files or cause a denial of service

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected libvirt packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75362 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0179

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