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: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/04

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND

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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/12/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3411

BID: 54353

FEDORA: 2012-20531