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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.69518
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Core 15 FEDORA-2011-5589 (polkit)
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:
The remote host is missing an update to polkit
announced via advisory FEDORA-2011-5589.

References:

[ 1 ] Bug #692922 - CVE-2011-1485 polkitd/pkexec vulnerability
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=692922

Solution: Apply the appropriate updates.

This update can be installed with the yum update program. Use
su -c 'yum update polkit' at the command line.
For more information, refer to Managing Software with yum,
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

http://www.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=FEDORA-2011-5589

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:
6.9

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-1485
Debian Security Information: DSA-2319 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2011/dsa-2319
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-April/058752.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-May/059859.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201204-06.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2011:086
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2011-0455.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/48817
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8424
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1117-1
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