Fedora 29 : elfutils (2018-91382c7bd3)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 120617


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Add support for ELF version, gnu property and gnu attrbutes notes. Fix eu-strip/eu-unstrip section group handling. Fixes CVE-2018-18310, CVE-2018-18520 and CVE-2018-18521.

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Update the affected elfutils package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 120617

File Name: fedora_2018-91382c7bd3.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/03

Updated: 2019/09/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:elfutils, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/10/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-18310, CVE-2018-18520, CVE-2018-18521