GLSA-201804-07 : libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 108928


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201804-07 (libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvirt. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A local privileged attacker could execute arbitrary commands or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All libvirt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/libvirt-4.1.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 108928

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201804-07.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/04/10

Updated: 2018/06/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libvirt, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5748, CVE-2018-6764

GLSA: 201804-07