Fedora Update for nbdkit FEDORA-2018-c42a144c65

Published: 2019-05-07 02:19:22

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'nbdkit' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2018-c42a144c65 advisory.

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

Technical Details:
NBD is a protocol for accessing block devices (hard disks and disk-like things) over the network. nbdkit is a toolkit for creating NBD servers. The key features are: * Multithreaded NBD server written in C with good performance. * Minimal dependencies for the basic server. * Liberal license (BSD) allows nbdkit to be linked to proprietary libraries or included in proprietary code. * Well-documented, simple plugin API with a stable ABI guarantee. Lets you to export 'unconventional' block devices easily. * You can write plugins in C or many other languages. * Filters can be stacked in front of plugins to transform the output. In Fedora, ', nbdkit', is a meta-Linux Distribution Package which pulls in the core server and a useful subset of plugins and filters. If you want just the server, install ', nbdkit-server', . To develop plugins, install the ', nbdkit-devel', Linux Distribution Package and start by reading the nbdkit(1) and nbdkit-plugin(3) manual pages.

Affected Versions:
'nbdkit' 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

References:

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/JYKIIH36HSYFXER2AXWS2YICTPGJYRJ7

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0
Published
2019-05-07
Modified
2019-05-14
Category
Fedora Local Security Checks

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