Scientific Linux Security Update : libvirt on SL5.x, SL6.x i386/x86_64
Low Nessus Plugin ID 61031
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA flaw was found in the way libvirtd handled error reporting for concurrent connections. A remote attacker able to establish read-only connections to libvirtd on a server could use this flaw to crash libvirtd. (CVE-2011-1486)
libvirtd must be restarted ('service libvirtd restart') for this update to take effect.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.