openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-SU-2013:0274-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 74880


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


libvirt was updated to fix some bugs and security issues :

Security issues fixed :

- Fix crash on error paths of message dispatching, CVE-2013-0170 bnc#800976

- security: Fix libvirtd crash possibility CVE-2012-4423 bnc#780432

Also bugs were fixed :

- qemu: Fix probing for guest capabilities bnc#772586

- xen-xm: Generate UUID if not specified bnc#773626

- xenParseXM: don't dereference NULL pointer when script is empty bnc#773621


Update the affected libvirt packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 74880

File Name: openSUSE-2013-105.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

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: 2013/02/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4423, CVE-2013-0170