Fedora 17 : gnome-system-log-3.4.1-3.fc17 (2012-18659)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63196
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update changes gnome-system-log to use a stricter polkit policy when running with elevated privileges. Previously, it would only ask for the user's own password; now it requires anadministrator password.
This problem has been reported as CVE-2012-5535
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected gnome-system-log package.