Fedora 10 : acpid-1.0.6-11.fc10 (2009-5578)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fixed CVE-2009-0798 (too many open files DoS)

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 :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=502583
http://www.nessus.org/u?82f162c3

Solution :

Update the affected acpid package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 38941 (fedora_2009-5578.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34692

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0798

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