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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702650
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2650-2 (libvirt - files and device nodes ownership change to kvm group)
Summary:Bastian Blank discovered that libvirtd, a daemon for management of virtual;machines, network and storage, would change ownership of devices files so they;would be owned by user libvirt-qemu and group kvm;, which is a general;purpose group not specific to libvirt, allowing unintended write access to;those devices and files for the kvm group members.
Description:Summary:
Bastian Blank discovered that libvirtd, a daemon for management of virtual
machines, network and storage, would change ownership of devices files so they
would be owned by user libvirt-qemu and group kvm
, which is a general
purpose group not specific to libvirt, allowing unintended write access to
those devices and files for the kvm group members.

Affected Software/OS:
libvirt on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.8.3-5+squeeze5.

For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.12-11.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 0.9.12-11.

We recommend that you upgrade your libvirt packages.

CVSS Score:
3.6

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-1766
BugTraq ID: 58178
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/58178
Debian Security Information: DSA-2650 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2650
http://secunia.com/advisories/52628
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