Fedora 8 : libtirpc-0.1.7-15.fc8 (2008-1017)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 31362


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Thu Jan 24 2008 Steve Dickson <steved at redhat.com> 0.1.7-15

- Protect from buffer overflow in the GSS code. (bz 362121)

- Mon Dec 17 2007 Steve Dickson <steved at redhat.com> 0.1.7-14

- Fixed typo in /etc/netconfig file (bz 414471)

- Thu Oct 25 2007 Steve Dickson <steved at redhat.com> 0.1.7-13

- Added a check for the ARM arch (bz 351071)

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 libtirpc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 31362

File Name: fedora_2008-1017.nasl

Version: 1.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/7/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libtirpc, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/6/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3999

BID: 25534

CWE: 20, 119

FEDORA: 2008-1017

TRA: TRA-2007-07