Fedora 18 : glibc-2.16-34.fc18 (2013-15072)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 69784
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
Descriptionglibc security update :
CVE-2013-2207 glibc (pt_chown): Improper pseudotty ownership and permissions changes when granting access to the slave pseudoterminal
The fix may break chroots if their devpts was not mounted correctly.
Fix is to mount the devpts correctly with gid=5.
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected glibc package.