Fedora 7 : util-linux-2.13-0.54.1.fc7 (2007-2462)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 27773
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Mon Oct 8 2007 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com> 2.13-0.54.1

- fix #320131 - CVE-2007-5191 util-linux (u)mount doesn't drop privileges properly when calling helpers [F7]

- Wed Aug 8 2007 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com> 2.13-0.54

- backport mount relatime patch

- Thu Aug 2 2007 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com> 2.13-0.53

- fix #236848 - mount/fstab.c:lock_mtab() should open with proper permissions

- fix #238918 - blockdev --getsize does not work properly on devices with more than 2^31 sectors

- Mon Jul 9 2007 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com> 2.13-0.52

- fix #245578 - login's PAM configuration inits the keyring at an inconvenient time

- fix #231532 - 'pamconsole' not documented in mount(8)

- fix #243930 - translation files exist, but are not being used

- fix #228731 - sfdisk doesn't support DM-MP device (add default heads and sectors)

- fix #231192 - ipcs is not printing correct values on pLinux

- fix #245912 - mount doesn't write the 'loop=...' option in /etc/mtab when mounting a loop device

- fix #213253 - 'cal -3' generates improperly formatted output

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 util-linux and / or util-linux-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27773

File Name: fedora_2007-2462.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/6/2007

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:util-linux, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:util-linux-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/10/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5191

FEDORA: 2007-2462

CWE: 264