Fedora 18 : libvirt- (2013-1644)

High Nessus Plugin ID 64477


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Rebased to version

- Fix libxl driver to build against xen 4.2 (bz #870689)

- Fix possible crash when destroying guests (bz #877110)

- Fix loading sysctl file (bz #887017)

- Fix svirt memory leak (bz #890039)

- Fix attaching PCI netdev to VM (bz #893131)

- Fix libvirtd segfault on shutdown (bz #903184)

- Raise mem limit to stop qemu processes from getting OOM killed (bz #903432)

- CVE-2013-0170 libvirt: use-after-free in virNetMessageFree() (bz #893450, bz #905173)

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: High

ID: 64477

File Name: fedora_2013-1644.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/06

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libvirt, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/01/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0170

BID: 57578

FEDORA: 2013-1644