Fedora 9 : acpid-1.0.6-8.fc9 (2009-5608)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38942


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fixed CVE-2009-0798 (too many open files DoS)

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Update the affected acpid package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 38942

File Name: fedora_2009-5608.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/05/28

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:acpid, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/05/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0798

BID: 34692

FEDORA: 2009-5608

CWE: 399