Fedora 14 : libvirt-0.8.3-9.fc14 (2011-4896)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53368


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix for CVE-2011-1486, error reporting in libvirtd is not thread safe Fix specfil to create /var/lib/libvirt with proper permissions. fix a lack of API check on read-only connections this build fix one crash in the the error handling fix a lack of API check on read-only connections

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


Update the affected libvirt package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53368

File Name: fedora_2011-4896.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/04/12

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libvirt, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:14

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/04/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1146, CVE-2011-1486

BID: 46820, 47148

OSVDB: 72643, 74918

FEDORA: 2011-4896