Fedora 27 : asterisk (2017-41242dfe10)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 105861
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to upstream 14.7.5 release for AST-2017-014/CVE-2017-17850 security issue

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Solution

Update the affected asterisk package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2017-41242dfe10

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105861

File Name: fedora_2017-41242dfe10.nasl

Version: 3.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/15/2018

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:asterisk, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 1/9/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/27/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-17850