Fedora 17 : accountsservice-0.6.21-2.fc17 (2012-10120)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This updates accountsservice to correct a local file disclosure
security flaw. CVE-2012-2737

This update also corrects and issue where spurios users show up in the
login screen user list.

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=836284
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=836595
http://www.nessus.org/u?3cfe2197

Solution :

Update the affected accountsservice package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59826 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54223

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2737

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