Fedora 17 : mingw-libarchive-3.0.4-4.fc17 (2013-4576)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65837


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes CVE-2013-0211 libarchive: read buffer overflow on 64-bit systems.

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 mingw-libarchive package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 65837

File Name: fedora_2013-4576.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/04/08

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0211

FEDORA: 2013-4576