EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : libvirt (EulerOS-SA-2017-1053)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99898
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the libvirt package installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- It was found that setting a VNC password to an empty string in libvirt did not disable all access to the VNC server as documented, instead it allowed access with no authentication required. An attacker could use this flaw to access a VNC server with an empty VNC password without any authentication.(CVE-2016-5008)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected libvirt package.