Fedora 27 : w3m (2018-0ad6e73ac0)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106698

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Rebase to latest upstream gitrev 20180125 and Security fix for CVE-2018-6196, CVE-2018-6197, CVE-2018-6198

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Solution

Update the affected w3m package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-0ad6e73ac0

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106698

File Name: fedora_2018-0ad6e73ac0.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/09

Modified: 2018/02/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

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

CVSSv3

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:w3m, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6196, CVE-2018-6197, CVE-2018-6198