Fedora 27 : libXfont (2018-e27b435a7f)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 107177

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Security fix for CVE-2017-16611

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libXfont package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-e27b435a7f

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 107177

File Name: fedora_2018-e27b435a7f.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/03/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSSv2

Base Score: 2.1

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

CVSSv3

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:libXfont, 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