CentOS 6 : libvirt (CESA-2018:1929)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110651

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for libvirt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

The libvirt library contains a C API for managing and interacting with the virtualization capabilities of Linux and other operating systems.
In addition, libvirt provides tools for remote management of virtualized systems.

Security Fix(es) :

* libvirt: Resource exhaustion via qemuMonitorIORead() method (CVE-2018-5748)

* libvirt: Incomplete fix for CVE-2018-5748 triggered by QEMU guest agent (CVE-2018-1064)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

The CVE-2018-5748 issue was discovered by Daniel P. Berrange (Red Hat) and Peter Krempa (Red Hat), and the CVE-2018-1064 issue was discovered by Daniel P. Berrange (Red Hat).

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.10 Release Notes and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.10 Technical Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected libvirt packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d3d958a0

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110651

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-1929.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/22

Modified: 2018/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libvirt, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libvirt-client, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libvirt-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libvirt-lock-sanlock, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:libvirt-python, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1064, CVE-2018-5748

RHSA: 2018:1929