Fedora Update for gpsd FEDORA-2019-9a6906a128

Published: 2019-05-07 02:30:27
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'gpsd' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2019-9a6906a128 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
gpsd is a service daemon that mediates access to a GPS sensor connected to the host computer by serial or USB interface, making its data on the location/course/velocity of the sensor available to be queried on TCP port 2947 of the host computer. With gpsd, multiple GPS client applications (such as navigational and war-driving software) can share access to a GPS without contention or loss of data. Also, gpsd responds to queries with a format that is substantially easier to parse than NMEA 0183.

Affected Versions:
'gpsd' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Fedora 29.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-17937

References:

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/NPBGYNXS2TXDAYUNJV3HHJKVOBHP45B4

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.8
Published
2019-05-07
Modified
2019-05-14
Category
Fedora Local Security Checks

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