Fedora 18 : libvirt- (2013-17305)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 70235


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Rebased to version

- CVE-2013-4311: Insecure polkit usage (bz #1009539, bz #1005332)

- CVE-2013-4296: Invalid free memory stats (bz #1006173, bz #1009667)

- CVE-2013-4291: Supplementary groups handling (bz #1006509, bz #1006511)

- Fix LXC container creation if selinux disabled (bz #977114)

- Fix virsh change-media with block disk type (bz #951192)

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: 70235

File Name: fedora_2013-17305.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/10/01

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/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: 2013/09/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4291, CVE-2013-4296, CVE-2013-4311

BID: 62508, 62510

FEDORA: 2013-17305