Fedora 16 : gdb-7.3.50.20110722-16.fc16 (2012-6614)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update 'set auto-load' patchset and the --with-auto-load-safe-path
setting.

Security fix for loading untrusted inferiors, see 'set auto-load'.

Security fix for loading untrusted inferiors, see 'set auto-load'.

Workaround crashes from stale frame_info pointer (BZ 804256).

Security fix for loading untrusted inferiors, see 'set auto-load' (BZ
756117).

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=756117
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=804256
http://www.nessus.org/u?792ae291

Solution :

Update the affected gdb package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61585 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50829

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4355

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