Fedora 7 : inotify-tools-3.11-1.fc7 (2007-3074)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 28160
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been reported in inotify-tools, which can potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise an application using the library.
Successful exploitation may allow the execution of arbitrary code with privileges of the application using the affected library.
NOTE: The programs shipped with inotify-tools are reportedly not affected.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 3.11.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected inotify-tools, inotify-tools-debuginfo and / or inotify-tools-devel packages.