Virtuozzo 6 : parallels-server-bm-release / pfcache / ploop / etc (VZA-2017-003)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97975


The remote Virtuozzo host is missing a security update.


According to the version of the parallels-server-bm-release / pfcache / ploop / etc packages installed, the Virtuozzo installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :

- A vulnerability within vzpkg could allow a malicious user to perform a basic symlink attack resulting in files being moved outside of the container and onto the host file system. The issue only affected containers based on CentOS 5.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Virtuozzo security advisory.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected parallels-server-bm-release / pfcache / ploop / etc package.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 97975

File Name: Virtuozzo_VZA-2017-003.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/03/27

Modified: 2017/07/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:parallels-server-bm-release, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:pfcache, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:ploop, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:ploop-lib, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:vzctl, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:vzctl-lib, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:vzmigrate, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:vztt, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:vztt-build, p-cpe:/a:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:vztt-lib, cpe:/o:virtuozzo:virtuozzo:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/01/25