Fedora 27 : irssi (2018-c4e4935e01)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106112

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This is new version of irssi. It contains security fixes for CVE-2018-5205 CVE-2018-5206 CVE-2018-5207 CVE-2018-5208 .

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Solution

Update the affected irssi package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-c4e4935e01

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106112

File Name: fedora_2018-c4e4935e01.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/18/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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:irssi, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/17/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/6/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5205, CVE-2018-5206, CVE-2018-5207, CVE-2018-5208