Fedora 19 : libvirt- (2013-8635)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66619


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Rebased to version

- Follow updated packaging guidelines for user alloc (bz #924501)

- CVE-2013-1962 Open files DoS (bz #963789, bz #953107)

- Fix stream operations like screenshot (bz #960879)

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: 66619

File Name: fedora_2013-8635.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/28

Modified: 2015/10/19

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:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libvirt, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:19

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: 2013/05/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1962

BID: 59937

FEDORA: 2013-8635