RHEL 7 : libvirt (RHSA-2018:3113)

high Nessus Plugin ID 118530

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for libvirt is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. 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.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
libvirt (4.5.0). (BZ#1563169)

Security Fix(es) :

* libvirt: guest could inject executable code via libnss_dns.so loaded by libvirt_lxc before init (CVE-2018-6764)

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.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3395ff0b

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3113

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-6764

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 118530

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-3113.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/31/2018

Updated: 2/1/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-6764

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-admin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-bash-completion, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-client, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-config-network, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-config-nwfilter, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-interface, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-lxc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-network, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nodedev, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-nwfilter, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-qemu, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-secret, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-core, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-disk, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-gluster, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-iscsi, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-logical, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-mpath, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-rbd, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-driver-storage-scsi, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-kvm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-daemon-lxc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-lock-sanlock, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-login-shell, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libvirt-nss, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/30/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/23/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6764

RHSA: 2018:3113