Fedora 10 : snort-2.8.5.1-1.fc10 (2009-10751)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to 2.8.5.1 which includes a fix for CVE-2009-3641 DoS (crash)
while printing specially crafted IPv6 packet using the -v option

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=530863
http://www.nessus.org/u?7cb0871c

Solution :

Update the affected snort package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42881 (fedora_2009-10751.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36795

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3641

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