openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-SU-2011:0311-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 53762


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


several API calls did not honor the read-only flag connections.
Attackers could exploit that to modify the state of the system or potentially execute code (CVE-2011-1146).


Update the affected libvirt packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 53762

File Name: suse_11_2_libvirt-110316.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/05/05

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

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

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: 2011/03/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1146