GLSA-201412-36 : libvirt: Denial of Service

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80241


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-36 (libvirt: Denial of Service)

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

A context-dependent attacker may be able to cause Denial of Service.
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-1.2.10-r3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80241

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201412-36.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2014/12/26

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8131, CVE-2014-8135, CVE-2014-8136

GLSA: 201412-36