Fedora 8 : blam-1.8.3-11.fc8 (2007-3798)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update resolves a low severity security issue where
LD_LIBRARY_PATH could potentially get set to the current directory if
it wasn't set before Blam was launched.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=395761
http://www.nessus.org/u?23e10dda

Solution :

Update the affected blam and / or blam-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28343 (fedora_2007-3798.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4790

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