Fedora 11 : libsilc-1.1.8-7.fc11 (2009-9342)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40908


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Fri Sep 4 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> 1.1.8-7

- Backport patch to fix stack corruption (CVE-2008-7160) (#521256)

- Fri Sep 4 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> 1.1.8-6

- Backport patch to fix additional string format vulnerabilities (#515648)

- Wed Aug 5 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com> 1.1.8-5

- Backport patch to fix string format vulnerability (#515648)

- Sat Jul 25 2009 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.1.8-4

- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_Mass_Rebuild

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: 40908

File Name: fedora_2009-9342.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/10

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/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:11

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: 2009/09/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-7160

BID: 36194

FEDORA: 2009-9342

CWE: 134