Fedora 27 : krb5 (2018-391a1f3e61)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 106908

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VPR Score: 3.4

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Fix CVE-2018-5729, CVE-2018-5730.

These are low-impact, requiring administrator access to exploit.

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Fix leak in previous version.

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Always read config snippets in alphabetical order per-directory.

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Solution

Update the affected krb5 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-391a1f3e61

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 106908

File Name: fedora_2018-391a1f3e61.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/21

Updated: 2021/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.4

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:krb5, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5729, CVE-2018-5730