Fedora 7 : snort- (2007-2060)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 27749


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This build moves from manual linking to alternatives.

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: Critical

ID: 27749

File Name: fedora_2007-2060.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:snort, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:snort-bloat, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:snort-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:snort-mysql, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:snort-mysql+flexresp, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:snort-plain+flexresp, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:snort-postgresql, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:snort-postgresql+flexresp, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:snort-snmp, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:snort-snmp+flexresp, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/09/07

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Snort 2 DCE/RPC Preprocessor Buffer Overflow)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5276

FEDORA: 2007-2060