Fedora 17 : accountsservice-0.6.21-2.fc17 (2012-10120)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 59826


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This updates accountsservice to correct a local file disclosure security flaw. CVE-2012-2737

This update also corrects and issue where spurios users show up in the login screen user list.

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 accountsservice package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 59826

File Name: fedora_2012-10120.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/07/03

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 1.9

Temporal Score: 1.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:accountsservice, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/06/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2737

BID: 54223

FEDORA: 2012-10120