openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-2016-943)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for libvirt fixes the following issues :

- Update to libvirt 1.2.18.4 stable release

- Inherit many upstream bug fixes, including CVE-2016-5008
boo#987527. For details, see
http://wiki.libvirt.org/page/Maintenance_Releases

- virsh: improve waiting for block job readines
(boo#989755)

See also :

http://wiki.libvirt.org/page/Maintenance_Releases
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=987527
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=989755

Solution :

Update the affected libvirt packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92773 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5008

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