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Secunia Security Advisory 44361

Secunia Security Advisory 44361
Posted Apr 26, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Fedora has issued an update for fail2ban. This fixes some weaknesses, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain actions with escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, local
systems | linux, fedora
MD5 | c10f556cf77d6b5a339683aaa0c1e829

Secunia Security Advisory 44361

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TITLE:
Fedora update for fail2ban

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA44361

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/44361/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=44361

RELEASE DATE:
2011-04-27

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/44361/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/44361/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
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* Secunia Analysis
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=44361

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Fedora has issued an update for fail2ban. This fixes some weaknesses,
which can be exploited by malicious, local users to perform certain
actions with escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA44253

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages via the yum utility ("yum update fail2ban").

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
FEDORA-2011-5151:
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/058872.html

FEDORA-2011-5153:
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/058886.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/products/corporate/EVM/

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About:
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vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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