Fedora 18 : gypsy-0.9-1.fc18 (2013-8687)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 66649


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- New upstream 0.9 release

- add patch to fix FTBSF due to deprecated g_type_init

- Fix CVE-2011-0523 - read arbitrary files as the root user on behalf of a regular user

- Fix CVE-2011-0524 - buffer overflow in nmea device input handling (code no longer in existence)

- aarch64 support

- Fix segfault

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 gypsy package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 66649

File Name: fedora_2013-8687.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/29

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gypsy, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0523, CVE-2011-0524

FEDORA: 2013-8687