Fedora 27 : polkit (2018-83df5dc658)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 111471

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Security fix for CVE-2018-1116.

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Solution

Update the affected polkit package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-83df5dc658

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 111471

File Name: fedora_2018-83df5dc658.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/02

Modified: 2018/09/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.6

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.1

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1116