Fedora 9 : pcre-7.3-4.fc9 (2008-6110)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Fri Jul 4 2008 Tomas Hoger <thoger at redhat.com> -
7.3-4

- Apply Tavis Ormandy's patch for CVE-2008-2371.

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=452079
http://www.nessus.org/u?0ae4f1bc

Solution :

Update the affected pcre package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33414 (fedora_2008-6110.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2371

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