Scientific Linux Security Update : libvirt on SL6.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110888

Synopsis

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

Description

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)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bb06bd60

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110888

File Name: sl_20180619_libvirt_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/03

Modified: 2018/07/03

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/19

Reference Information

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