Fedora 8 : libsilc-1.0.2-6.fc8 (2008-2641)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 31669


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a buffer overflow in PKCS#1 message decoding

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 libsilc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 31669

File Name: fedora_2008-2641.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/03/26

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/03/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1552

BID: 28373

FEDORA: 2008-2641

CWE: 189