Fedora 16 : squashfs-tools-4.2-5.fc16 (2012-19227)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Backported fixes for bz 842458 (CVE-2012-4024) and bz 842460
(CVE-2012-4025) Backported fix for bz 842458 (CVE-2012-4024)

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=842458
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=842460
http://www.nessus.org/u?0dbd80ea

Solution :

Update the affected squashfs-tools 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:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63247 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54610

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4024
CVE-2012-4025

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