Fedora 20 : rpm-4.11.3-2.fc20 (2014-16838)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 80288

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?268bbd21

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 80288

File Name: fedora_2014-16838.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/12/30

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:rpm, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:20

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/12/13

Reference Information

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

BID: 71558, 71588

FEDORA: 2014-16838