Fedora 7 : bochs-2.3-7.fc7 (2007-1778)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This security update of bochs fixes CVE-2007-2894 :

The emulated floppy disk controller in Bochs 2.3 allows local users of
the guest operating system to cause a denial of service (virtual
machine crash) via unspecified vectors, resulting in a divide-by-zero
error.

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

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?bdef273c

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27733 (fedora_2007-1778.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-2894

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