RHEL 6 : rhevm (RHSA-2014:1002)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 79112


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated rhevm packages that fix one security issue are now available.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is a feature-rich server virtualization management system that provides advanced capabilities for managing Red Hat virtualization infrastructure for Servers and Desktops.

It was found that the oVirt storage back end did not wipe memory snapshots when VMs were deleted, even if wipe-after-delete (WAD) was enabled for the VM's disks. A remote attacker with credentials to create a new VM could use this flaw to potentially access the contents of memory snapshots in an uninitialized storage volume, possibly leading to the disclosure of sensitive information. (CVE-2014-3559)

This issue was discovered by Idan Shaby and Allon Mureinik of Red Hat.

All rhevm users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 79112

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2014-1002.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/11

Modified: 2017/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-backend, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-dbscripts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-lib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-restapi, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-setup, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-setup-base, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-setup-plugin-allinone, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-setup-plugin-ovirt-engine, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-setup-plugin-ovirt-engine-common, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-setup-plugin-websocket-proxy, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-userportal, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-webadmin-portal, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhevm-websocket-proxy, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/08/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3559

BID: 69174

RHSA: 2014:1002