Fedora 18 : rpmdevtools-8.3-1.fc18 (2012-13208)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to upstream version 8.3, fixing among other issues a symlink
attack possibility in annotate-output (CVE-2012-3500).

http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/rpmdevtools.git/tree/NEWS?id=HEAD

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 :

http://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/rpmdevtools.git/tree/NEWS?id=HEAD
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=789330
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=828455
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=841043
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=853452
http://www.nessus.org/u?89df7370

Solution :

Update the affected rpmdevtools package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62145 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3500

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