Fedora Core 6 : util-linux-2.13-0.49.fc6 (2007-722)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27059


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Mon Oct 8 2007 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com> 2.13-0.49

- fix #320141 - CVE-2007-5191 util-linux (u)mount doesn't drop privileges properly when calling helpers [FC6]

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Update the affected util-linux and / or util-linux-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27059

File Name: fedora_2007-722.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/16

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:util-linux, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:util-linux-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/10/15

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2007-722