Fedora 16 : bugzilla-4.0.8-1.fc16 (2012-13171)

High Nessus Plugin ID 62035


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This release fixes an LDAP injection problem (the username entered by a user was not escaped before being used). This is CVE number CVE-2012-3981. See the security advisory for more details.


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 bugzilla package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62035

File Name: fedora_2012-13171.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/09/11

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:bugzilla, 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: 2012/09/03

Reference Information

BID: 55349

FEDORA: 2012-13171