Fedora 18 : glibc-2.16-30.fc18 (2013-4100)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Fix multibyte character processing crash in regexp (CVE-2013-0242).
Fix ownership of /usr/lib[64]/audit (#894307). Rename release
engineering directory to `releng' (#903754).

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=905874
http://www.nessus.org/u?dd0e1019

Solution :

Update the affected glibc package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 65745 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57638

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0242

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