Fedora 21 : binutils-2.24-30.fc21 (2015-0750)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 80897

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VPR Score: 3.7

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Fix problems with the ar program reported in FSF PR 17533

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Solution

Update the affected binutils package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1162655

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1162666

http://www.nessus.org/u?2d24e005

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 80897

File Name: fedora_2015-0750.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/01/22

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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: 2015/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8737, CVE-2014-8738

BID: 70908, 71083

FEDORA: 2015-0750