Fedora 12 : systemtap-1.3-3.fc12 (2010-17868)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This refresh corrects two important security bugs in the
/usr/bin/staprun program of the systemtap-runtime package.

CVE-2010-4171 Ability to remove unused modules by unprivileged user
CVE-2010-4170 Insecure loading of modules

We would like to thank Tavis Ormandy for reporting this issue.

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 :


Solution :

Update the affected systemtap package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 50656 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4170

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