Fedora 19 : libvirt-1.0.5.6-2.fc19 (2013-17618)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 70279

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Fix snapshot restore when VM has disabled usb support (bz #1011520)

- Rebased to version 1.0.5.6

- Fix blockjobinfo python API (bz #999077)

- 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)

- CVE-2013-5651: virBitmapParse out-of-bounds (bz #1006493)

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

- Fix changing VNC listen address (bz #1006697)

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.

Solution

Update the affected libvirt package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005332

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1006173

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1006493

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1006509

http://www.nessus.org/u?bfa6692c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 70279

File Name: fedora_2013-17618.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/3/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/26/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4291, CVE-2013-4296, CVE-2013-4311, CVE-2013-5651

BID: 62070, 62508, 62510, 62743

FEDORA: 2013-17618