Fedora 16 : cifs-utils-5.0-2.fc16 (2011-10028)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 55944


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This is an update that fixes a problem with handling embedded newlines in share names or mountpoints.

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 cifs-utils package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 55944

File Name: fedora_2011-10028.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/08/23

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:cifs-utils, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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: 2011/08/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0547, CVE-2011-2724

BID: 38326

FEDORA: 2011-10028

CWE: 20