openSUSE Security Update : fail2ban (openSUSE-SU-2013:1120-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75065


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of fail2ban fixes a security vulnerability. Changes in fail2ban :

- Fixes: Yaroslav Halchenko

- [6ccd5781] filter.d/apache-{auth,nohome,noscript,overflows} - anchor failregex at the beginning (and where applicable at the end). Addresses a possible DoS. Closes gh#fail2ban/fail2ban#248, CVE-2013-2178, bnc#824710


Update the affected fail2ban package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75065

File Name: openSUSE-2013-544.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

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:novell:opensuse:fail2ban, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/06/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2178

BID: 60467

OSVDB: 94129