Fedora 38 : systemd (2024-c79658eedf)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 189673



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-2024-c79658eedf advisory.

- A vulnerability was found in systemd-resolved. This issue may allow systemd-resolved to accept records of DNSSEC-signed domains even when they have no signature, allowing man-in-the-middles (or the upstream DNS resolver) to manipulate records. (CVE-2023-7008)

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 systemd package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 189673

File Name: fedora_2024-c79658eedf.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/26/2024

Updated: 1/26/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-7008


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/22/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/23/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-7008