openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-SU-2014:0010-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

- CVE-2013-6436: Fix crashes in lxc memtune code, one of
which results in DoS f8c1cb90-CVE-2013-6436.patch,
9faf3f29-LXC-memtune.patch bnc#854486

- Backported upstream patch to fix LXC container failing
start. bnc#855239

- Building with polkit support requires polkit-devel
bnc#854144

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-01/msg00004.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=854144
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=854486
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=855239

Solution :

Update the affected libvirt packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75411 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6436

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