EulerOS Virtualization 2.5.1 : libvirt (EulerOS-SA-2018-1253)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117562

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS Virtualization host is missing multiple security updates.

Description

According to the versions of the libvirt packages installed, the EulerOS Virtualization installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An incomplete fix for CVE-2018-5748 that affects QEMU monitor leading to a resource exhaustion but now also triggered via QEMU guest agent.(CVE-2018-1064)

- util/virlog.c in libvirt does not properly determine the hostname on LXC container startup, which allows local guest OS users to bypass an intended container protection mechanism and execute arbitrary commands via a crafted NSS module.(CVE-2018-6764)

- qemu/qemu_monitor.c in libvirt allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large QEMU reply.(CVE-2018-5748)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libvirt packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2469e06f

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 117562

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2018-1253.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 2018/09/18

Updated: 2018/11/13

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: 7.5

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:huawei:euleros:libvirt, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-admin, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-client, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-config-network, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-interface, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-network, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-secret, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-core, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-disk, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-gluster, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-iscsi, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-logical, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-mpath, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-rbd, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-scsi, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-daemon-kvm, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-devel, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-docs, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:libvirt-libs, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:uvp:2.5.1

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1064, CVE-2018-5748, CVE-2018-6764