openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-SU-2013:1550-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 75168


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


libvirt was updated to fix security issues and bugs :

Security issues fixed: CVE-2013-4311: Add support for using 3-arg pkcheck syntax for process to avoid race conditions.

CVE-2013-4296: Fix a crash (denial of service) in remoteDispatchDomainMemoryStats

CVE-2013-5651: Fix virBitmapParse to avoid access beyond bounds of array (denial of service crash).

Also bugs were fixed :

- nwfilter: check for inverted ctdir. bnc#810611

- Add xencommons as 'Wanted' in the systemd libvirtd service file. bnc#820888


Update the affected libvirt packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75168

File Name: openSUSE-2013-763.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/13/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC: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-lock-sanlock, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-lock-sanlock-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-python, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libvirt-python-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/4/2013

Reference Information

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

BID: 62070, 62508, 62510