Fedora 39 : libnbd (2023-00c130636a)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 185400



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


The remote Fedora 39 host has a package installed that is affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the FEDORA-2023-00c130636a advisory.

- A flaw was found in libnbd, due to a malicious Network Block Device (NBD), a protocol for accessing Block Devices such as hard disks over a Network. This issue may allow a malicious NBD server to cause a Denial of Service. (CVE-2023-5871)

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 libnbd package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 185400

File Name: fedora_2023-00c130636a.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/9/2023

Updated: 4/29/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-5871


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libnbd, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:39

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/31/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/31/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-5871