Fedora 17 : libvirt- (2012-20531)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63375


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Fix conflict with NM launched dnsmasq (bz #886663)

- Rebased to version

- CVE-2012-3411: avoid open DNS proxy with dnsmasq (bz #874702, bz #882309)

- Don't ignore address for USB disks (bz #861309)

- Fix error with blkdeviotune (bz #872582)

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: 63375

File Name: fedora_2012-20531.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/4/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libvirt, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/18/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3411

BID: 54353

FEDORA: 2012-20531