openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-2012-78)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74812


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


- Fix authorization workflow with PolicyKit. polkit.patch bnc#735403

- Fix qemu default migration speed. It should not be 33554432Mb! 61f2b6ba-no-unlimited-mig2file-speed.patch d8916dc8-def-qemu-migspeed.patch

- CVE-2011-4600: unintended firewall port exposure after restarting libvirtd when defining a bridged forward-mode network ae1232b2-CVE-2011-4600.patch bnc#736082

- Fix default console type setting 209c2880-multiple-consoles-7.patch

- Fix 'virsh console' with Xen HVM xen-hvm-virsh-console.patch bnc#731974

- Prevent libvirtd crash on 'virsh qemu-attach' when security_driver is 'none' in /etc/libvirt/qemu.conf 28423019-qemu-attach-crash.patch bnc#735023

- Allow qemu driver (and hence libvirtd) to load when qemu user:group does not exist. The kvm or qemu package, which may not exist on a xen host, creates qemu user:group. relax-qemu-usergroup-check.patch bnc#711096

- Accommodate Xen domctl version 8 xen-domctl-ver8.patch

- Handle empty strings in s-expression returned by xend a495365d-sexpr-empty-str.patch bnc#731344

- Allow libvirtd to access libvirt_{io,part}helper when confined by apparmor Update install-apparmor-profiles.patch bnc#730435

- Fixed to return success when there are no errors while parsing bonding interface miimon xml node parameters.


Update the affected libvirt packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74812

File Name: openSUSE-2012-78.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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


Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-client, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-client-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-client-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-client-debuginfo-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-python-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4600