Fedora 21 : rpm- (2014-16890)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 80065


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- 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.


Update the affected rpm package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 80065

File Name: fedora_2014-16890.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/12/17

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#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: 2014/12/13

Reference Information

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

FEDORA: 2014-16890