Fedora 15 : nut-2.6.3-4.fc15 (2012-8747)

High Nessus Plugin ID 59513


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


fix heap-based buffer overflow due improper processing of non-printable characters in random network data (CVE-2012-2944)

- no change, just updated release number to fix upgrade path

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 nut package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59513

File Name: fedora_2012-8747.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/06/15

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:nut, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:15

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2944

FEDORA: 2012-8747