Fedora 16 : plib-1.8.5-5.fc16 (2012-0100)

High Nessus Plugin ID 57544


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fix a buffer-overflow in ulSetError() (CVE-2011-4620)

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 plib package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57544

File Name: fedora_2012-0100.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/01/16

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:plib, 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: 2012/01/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4620

BID: 51152

FEDORA: 2012-0100