Fedora 7 : file-4.21-1.fc7 (2007-0836)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27681


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to new upstream 4.21 should also fix CVE-2007-2799 file integer overflow

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27681

File Name: fedora_2007-0836.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:file, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:file-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:file-devel, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:file-libs, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2799

FEDORA: 2007-0836

CWE: 189