GLSA-201412-04 : libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 79814


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-04 (libvirt: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libvirt. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

A remote attacker may be able to cause a Denial of Service or cause information leakage. A local attacker may be able to escalate privileges, cause a Denial of Service or possibly execute arbitrary code.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All libvirt users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/libvirt-1.2.9-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79814

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-04.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 12/9/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:libvirt, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/8/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4292, CVE-2013-4296, CVE-2013-4297, CVE-2013-4399, CVE-2013-4400, CVE-2013-4401, CVE-2013-5651, CVE-2013-6436, CVE-2013-6456, CVE-2013-6457, CVE-2013-6458, CVE-2013-7336, CVE-2014-0028, CVE-2014-0179, CVE-2014-1447, CVE-2014-3633, CVE-2014-5177, CVE-2014-7823

BID: 62070, 62510, 62576, 62791, 62972, 63324, 63325, 64723, 64945, 64963, 65004, 65743, 66304, 67289, 69033, 70186, 71095

GLSA: 201412-04