Fedora 15 : nut-2.6.3-4.fc15 (2012-8747)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

fix heap-based buffer overflow due improper processing of
non-printable characters in random network data (CVE-2012-2944)

- no change, just updated release number to fix upgrade
path

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=826489
http://www.nessus.org/u?899fb5fa

Solution :

Update the affected nut package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59513 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2944

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