Fedora 17 : plexus-cipher-1.5-11.fc17 (2012-19233)

High Nessus Plugin ID 63177


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a security bug by improving randomness of generated cipher salt.

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 plexus-cipher package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63177

File Name: fedora_2012-19233.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/12/07

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/28

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2012-19233