Fedora 21 : rpm-4.12.0.1-4.fc21 (2014-16890)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 80065

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- Add check against malicious CPIO file name size

- Fix race condidition where unchecked data is exposed in the file system

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.

Solution

Update the affected rpm package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1039811

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1168715

http://www.nessus.org/u?95bd9fba

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 80065

File Name: fedora_2014-16890.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/17/2014

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:rpm, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/13/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-6435, CVE-2014-8118

FEDORA: 2014-16890