Fedora 17 : mcrypt-2.6.8-10.fc17 (2012-17290)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Apply workaround for CVE-2012-4527.

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=867790
http://www.nessus.org/u?7c7c6438

Solution :

Update the affected mcrypt package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62847 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56114

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4527

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