Fedora 26 : collectd (2017-f9cfcef9d6)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 105139


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Upstream released new version. See https://collectd.org/news.shtml#news106 for the list of changes.

Fixes CVE-2017-16820 (double free in snmp plugin)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected collectd package.

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 105139

File Name: fedora_2017-f9cfcef9d6.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/11

Updated: 2018/02/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:collectd, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:26

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16820