Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libvirt (MDVSA-2014:222)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated libvirt packages fix security vulnerability :

Eric Blake discovered that libvirt incorrectly handled permissions
when processing the qemuDomainFormatXML command. An attacker with
read-only privileges could possibly use this to gain access to certain
information from the domain xml file (CVE-2014-7823).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0470.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79409 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71095

CVE ID: CVE-2014-7823

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