SuSE 10 Security Update : libvirt (ZYPP Patch Number 5869)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41554


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


libvirt misses some read-only connection checks for certain methods.
This flaw enables local unprivileged users for example to migrate virtual machines without authentication. (CVE-2008-5086)


Apply ZYPP patch number 5869.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41554

File Name: suse_libvirt-5869.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5086