Fedora 11 : snort- (2009-10783)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42882


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to which includes a fix for CVE-2009-3641 DoS (crash) while printing specially crafted IPv6 packet using the -v option

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 snort package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42882

File Name: fedora_2009-10783.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/11/25

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:N/I:N/A:P

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:snort, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

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: 2009/10/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3641

BID: 36795

FEDORA: 2009-10783