Fedora 16 : bip-0.8.8-2.fc16 (2012-0941)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 57829


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Add upstream patch to fix buffer overflow with too many open fd's

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 bip package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57829

File Name: fedora_2012-0941.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/02/06

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2012/01/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0806

FEDORA: 2012-0941