Fedora 29 : libvirt (2019-9210998aaa)

high Nessus Plugin ID 126531


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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- CVE-2019-10161: arbitrary file read/exec via virDomainSaveImageGetXMLDesc API (bz #1722463, bz #1720115)

- CVE-2019-10166: virDomainManagedSaveDefineXML API exposed to readonly clients (bz #1722462, bz #1720114)

- CVE-2019-10167: arbitrary command execution via virConnectGetDomainCapabilities API (bz #1722464, bz #1720117)

- CVE-2019-10168: arbitrary command execution via virConnectBaselineHypervisorCPU and virConnectCompareHypervisorCPU APIs (bz #1722466, bz #1720118)

- CVE-2019-3886: virsh domhostname command discloses guest hostname in readonly mode [fedora-rawhide

- Failed to attache NEW rbd device to guest (bz #1672620)

- PCI hostdev interface segfault (bz #1692053)


Fix systemd socket permissions (CVE-2019-10132) The virtlockd-admin.socket, virtlogd-admin.sock, virtlockd.socket & virtlogd.socket units must be restarted, if currently running. This can be done with a host reboot or systemctl commands.

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Update the affected libvirt package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 126531

File Name: fedora_2019-9210998aaa.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/9/2019

Updated: 1/8/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-10161


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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


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:fedoraproject:fedora:libvirt, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/9/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/4/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-10132, CVE-2019-10161, CVE-2019-10166, CVE-2019-10167, CVE-2019-10168, CVE-2019-3886