Fedora 16 : boost-1.47.0-7.fc16 (2012-9029)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- This update fixes a bug in Boost.Pool, which could under
certain circumstances overflow allocated chunk size.
This could have security implications for applications
that use Boost pool without sanitizing pool parameters.

- Add a sub-package boost-math with math-related bits
from Boost.TR1. This was left out by mistake.

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 :


Solution :

Update the affected boost package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59840 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54233

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2677

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