Fedora 18 : libXext-1.3.1-3.20130524gitdfe6e1f3b.fc18 (2013-9166)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 66753
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to latest git to fix the following CVEs: CVE-2013-1982

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.

Solution

Update the affected libXext package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=959046

http://www.nessus.org/u?b62baf01

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66753

File Name: fedora_2013-9166.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/3/2013

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/25/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1982

BID: 60126

FEDORA: 2013-9166