Fedora 26 : gcab (2018-c54ced412e)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107036

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

New upstream release

- This fixes the security bug known as CVE-2018-5345

- Do not encode timezone in generated files

- Fix countless memory leaks when parsing corrupt files

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Solution

Update the affected gcab package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-c54ced412e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 107036

File Name: fedora_2018-c54ced412e.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/02/28

Modified: 2018/02/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5345