openSUSE Security Update : fail2ban (openSUSE-SU-2011:1175-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75827


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


fail2ban IP used insecure temporary files when unbanning an IP address (CVE-2009-5023).


Update the affected fail2ban package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75827

File Name: suse_11_4_fail2ban-111019.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: 4.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:fail2ban, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/10/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-5023

OSVDB: 74931