Fedora 31 : knot-resolver (2020-52e28feab6)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 140671

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VPR Score: 6.1


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


update to upstream version 5.1.3


- update to new upstream version


- fixes CVE-2020-12667


new upstream release https://www.knot-resolver.cz/2020-04-29-knot-resolver-5.1.0.html


- bugfix for 5.0.0 release


- see https://knot-resolver.readthedocs.io/en/stable/upgrading .html

- version 5.0 no longer support network interface configuration via systemd sockets and manual upgrade of configuration file is required for upgrades

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Update the affected knot-resolver package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140671

File Name: fedora_2020-52e28feab6.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/09/21

Updated: 2020/09/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.1

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:knot-resolver, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:31

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/09/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/05/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-12667