Fedora 17 : plib-1.8.5-8.fc17 (2012-17465)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Fix a bufferoverflow in _ssgParser::error()
(CVE-2012-4552)

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=871187
http://www.nessus.org/u?ccab297b

Solution :

Update the affected plib 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 : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62877 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55839

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4552

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