Fedora 16 : ipmitool-1.8.11-8.fc16 (2011-17065)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 57419


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes following security bug: CVE-2011-4339 - OpenIPMI:
IPMI event daemon creates PID file with world writeable permissions

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 ipmitool package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 57419

File Name: fedora_2011-17065.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/01/03

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:ipmitool, 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: 2011/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4339

BID: 51036

FEDORA: 2011-17065