Fedora 27 : libXfont2 (2018-4f5a3e792f)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 107164


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Security fix for CVE-2017-16611

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Update the affected libXfont2 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 107164

File Name: fedora_2018-4f5a3e792f.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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


Base Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libXfont2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-16611