|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu USN-694-1 (libvirt)|
|Summary:||Ubuntu USN-694-1 (libvirt)|
The remote host is missing an update to libvirt
announced via advisory USN-694-1.
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
It was discovered that libvirt did not mark certain operations as read-only. A
local attacker may be able to perform privileged actions such as migrating
virtual machines, adjusting autostart flags, or accessing privileged data in
the virtual machine memory and disks.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
Risk factor : High
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-5086|
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2009:004 (Google Search)
BugTraq ID: 32905
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2008 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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