Fedora 16 : glibc-2.14.90-24.fc16.6 (2012-2162)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Avoid 'nargs' integer overflow which can be used to bypass
FORTIFY_SOURCE protections.

Revert changes for 552960, they're still causing problems.

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=794797
http://www.nessus.org/u?15ad6906

Solution :

Update the affected glibc package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58124 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0864

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