GLSA-201202-07 : libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 58139


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201202-07 (libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvirt. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

These vulnerabilities allow a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service condition on the host server or libvirt daemon, or might allow guest OS users to read arbitrary files on the host OS.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All libvirt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/libvirt-0.9.3-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 58139

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201202-07.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 2012/02/28

Updated: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libvirt, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1146, CVE-2011-1486, CVE-2011-2178, CVE-2011-2511

BID: 46820, 47148, 48321, 48478

GLSA: 201202-07