Fedora 10 : perl-Net-OAuth-0.19-1.fc10 (2009-10520)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42155


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


A session fixation vulnerability was discovered in OAuth protocol 1.0.
Perl OAuth bindings were updated to support the new version of the OAauth protocol that was issued to address the vulnerability. All OAuth users are strongly advised to update to this updated package and protocol version 1.0a which fixes the vulnerability. Upstream advisory: http://oauth.net/advisories/2009-1

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 perl-Net-OAuth package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42155

File Name: fedora_2009-10520.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/10/16

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl-Net-OAuth, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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: 2009/10/15

Reference Information

BID: 34682

FEDORA: 2009-10520