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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.870767
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for libguestfs RHSA-2012:0774-04
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'libguestfs'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'libguestfs'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
libguestfs is a library for accessing and modifying guest disk images.

It was found that editing files with virt-edit left said files in a
world-readable state (and did not preserve the file owner or
Security-Enhanced Linux context). If an administrator on the host used
virt-edit to edit a file inside a guest, the file would be left with
world-readable permissions. This could lead to unprivileged guest users
accessing files they would otherwise be unable to. (CVE-2012-2690)

These updated libguestfs packages include numerous bug fixes and
enhancements. Space precludes documenting all of these changes in this
advisory. Users are directed to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 Technical
Notes for information on the most significant of these changes.

Users of libguestfs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
fix these issues and add these enhancements.

Affected Software/OS:
libguestfs on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6),
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
2.1

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-2690
BugTraq ID: 53932
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53932
https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2012-May/msg00104.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:0774
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0774.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/49431
http://secunia.com/advisories/49545
XForce ISS Database: libguestfs-virtedit-info-disc(76220)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/76220
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2012 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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