Fedora 8 : tog-pegasus-2.6.1-3.fc8 (2008-0572)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Thu Jan 10 2008 Vitezslav Crhonek <vcrhonek at
redhat.com> - 2.6.1-3

- Fix PAM authentication buffer overflow (CVE-2008-0003)
Resolves: #427829

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=426578
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=427829
http://www.nessus.org/u?d43d7965

Solution :

Update the affected tog-pegasus, tog-pegasus-debuginfo and / or
tog-pegasus-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29949 (fedora_2008-0572.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 27172

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0003

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