openSUSE Security Update : libvirt (openSUSE-SU-2013:1549-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75169

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

libvirt was updated to fix 2 security issues :

CVE-2013-4311: Add support for using 3-arg pkcheck syntax for process, which previously could be used for race conditions to gain privileges.

CVE-2013-4296: Fix crash in remoteDispatchDomainMemoryStats

Solution

Update the affected libvirt packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=836931

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=838638

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-10/msg00023.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75169

File Name: openSUSE-2013-764.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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:12.2

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/04

Reference Information

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

BID: 62508, 62510