Fedora 38 : netconsd (2023-2c9ef9e004)

high Nessus Plugin ID 181013



The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote Fedora 38 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the FEDORA-2023-2c9ef9e004 advisory.

- Update to prevent invalid fragment values from leading to a buffer overrun (FEDORA-2023-2c9ef9e004)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected netconsd package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 181013

File Name: fedora_2023-2c9ef9e004.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/7/2023

Updated: 9/7/2023

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:38, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:netconsd

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/6/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/6/2023

Reference Information