Fedora 16 : grub2-1.99-13.fc16.3 (2012-7579)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 59072


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Don't allow non-root users to view contents of /etc/grub.d (CVE-2012-2314)

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 grub2 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 59072

File Name: fedora_2012-7579.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/05/11

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:grub2, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2314

FEDORA: 2012-7579