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Fedora: Security Advisory for ipmitool (FEDORA-2020-eb0cf4d268)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Fedora Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'ipmitool' package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2020-eb0cf4d268 advisory.

Insight

Insight

This package contains a utility for interfacing with devices that support the Intelligent Platform Management Interface specification. IPMI is an open standard for machine health, inventory, and remote power control. This utility can communicate with IPMI-enabled devices through either a kernel driver such as OpenIPMI or over the RMCP LAN protocol defined in the IPMI specification. IPMIv2 adds support for encrypted LAN communications and remote Serial-over-LAN functionality. It provides commands for reading the Sensor Data Repository (SDR) and displaying sensor values, displaying the contents of the System Event Log (SEL), printing Field Replaceable Unit (FRU) information, reading and setting LAN configuration, and chassis power control.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'ipmitool' package(s) on Fedora 31.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated package(s).

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)