Fedora 17 : ssmtp-2.61-20.fc17 (2013-10128)

High Nessus Plugin ID 67267


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Removes world read access from the configuration file thus prohibiting reading of the password stored inside it.

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 ssmtp package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 67267

File Name: fedora_2013-10128.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/06

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2013-10128