Fedora 18 : fail2ban-0.8.10-1.fc18 (2013-10806)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 67287


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: 67287

File Name: fedora_2013-10806.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:fail2ban, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2178

BID: 56963

FEDORA: 2013-10806