Fedora 19 : fail2ban-0.8.10-1.fc19 (2013-10742)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 67286


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fail2Ban 0.8.10 addresses a possible remote denial of service attack when using the supplied apache- filters.

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 fail2ban package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 67286

File Name: fedora_2013-10742.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:fail2ban, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:19

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/13

Reference Information

BID: 60467

FEDORA: 2013-10742