Fedora 16 : python-paste-script-1.7.5-4.fc16 (2012-2418)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes a security flaw with Paster that prevents it from
properly dropping privileges when run as root.

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=796790
http://www.nessus.org/u?1e68529f

Solution :

Update the affected python-paste-script package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58623 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52147

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0878

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