Fedora 8 : util-linux-ng-2.13.1-2.fc8 (2008-3419)

High Nessus Plugin ID 32108


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Tue Apr 22 2008 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com> 2.13.1-2

- fix audit log injection attack via login

- Wed Jan 16 2008 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com> 2.13.1-1

- upgrade to stable util-linux-ng 2.13.1

- fix #427874 - util-linux-ng gets 'excess command line argument' on update

- Thu Jan 3 2008 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com> 2.13-3.2

- fix #427207 - util-linux-ng-2.13-3.1.fc8.src.rpm not rebuilded

- Wed Dec 5 2007 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com> 2.13-3.1

- fix #409551 - hwclock: check for ENODEV (upstream patch)

- fix #408391 - setarch: add missing alpha subarchs (upstream patch)

- mkswap: possible to crash with SELinux relabeling support (upstream patch)

- mount: don't call canonicalize(SPEC) for cifs, smbfs and nfs (upstream patch)

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Update the affected util-linux-ng package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32108

File Name: fedora_2008-3419.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/05/01

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:util-linux-ng, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/04/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1926

FEDORA: 2008-3419

CWE: 94