Fedora 15 : libvirt-0.8.8-7.fc15 (2011-9091)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55561


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix for CVE-2011-2178, regression introduced in disk probe logic,

Fix for CVE-2011-2511, integer overflow in VirDomainGetVcpus

Make commandtest more robust,

Add ARM to NUMA excludes

Add several build and runtime dependencies to specfile

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: 55561

File Name: fedora_2011-9091.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/07/12

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libvirt, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

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: 2011/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2178, CVE-2011-2511

BID: 48321, 48478

FEDORA: 2011-9091