Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 : libvirt vulnerability (USN-1180-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55730
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionEric Blake discovered an integer overflow flaw in libvirt. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this by sending a crafted VCPU RPC call and cause a denial of service via application crash.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libvirt-bin package.