Fedora 23 : libXfixes (2016-0e7694c456)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 94481

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Security fix for CVE-2016-7944

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Solution

Update the affected libXfixes package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-0e7694c456

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94481

File Name: fedora_2016-0e7694c456.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/3/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libXfixes, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 11/1/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/13/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7944