Fedora 16 : BackupPC-3.2.1-7.fc16 (2012-0825)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- change %%{_sharedstatedir} to %%{_localstatedir}/lib as
these expand differently on EL (bz #767719)

- fix XSS vulnerability (bz #749846, bz #749847, bz
#749848) CVE-2011-3361

- additional documentation about enabling correct
channels in RHEL to resolve all dependencies (bz
#749627)

- fix bug with missing tmpfiles.d directory

- add perl(Digest::MD5) to list of build and install
dependencies

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=749627
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749846
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749847
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=749848
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=767719
http://www.nessus.org/u?3eedd41d

Solution :

Update the affected BackupPC package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57781 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50406

CVE ID:

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