RHEL 6 : rhevm (RHSA-2014:1002)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated rhevm packages that fix one security issue are now available.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from
the CVE link in the References section.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is a feature-rich server
virtualization management system that provides advanced capabilities
for managing Red Hat virtualization infrastructure for Servers and
Desktops.

It was found that the oVirt storage back end did not wipe memory
snapshots when VMs were deleted, even if wipe-after-delete (WAD) was
enabled for the VM's disks. A remote attacker with credentials to
create a new VM could use this flaw to potentially access the contents
of memory snapshots in an uninitialized storage volume, possibly
leading to the disclosure of sensitive information. (CVE-2014-3559)

This issue was discovered by Idan Shaby and Allon Mureinik of Red Hat.

All rhevm users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which correct this issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-3559.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1002.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79112 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69174

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3559

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