openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-SU-2010:0620-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49266


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


libvirt did not properly handle configured disk formats which potenially allowed users to read arbitrary files (CVE-2010-2237, CVE-2010-2238, CVE-2010-2239)

Improperly mapped source privileged ports in guests may allow obtaining privileged resources on the host (CVE-2010-2242).


Update the affected libvirt packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49266

File Name: suse_11_2_libvirt-100730.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/09/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-python, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/07/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2237, CVE-2010-2238, CVE-2010-2239, CVE-2010-2242