Fedora 8 : newsx-1.6-8.fc8 (2008-6319)

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


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Sat Jul 12 2008 Dominik Mierzejewski <rpm at
greysector.net> 1.6-8

- fixed stack-based buffer overflow in getarticle.c
(#454483)

- URL no longer exists

- restored the use of history

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=454483
http://www.nessus.org/u?01de1431

Solution :

Update the affected newsx package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33514 (fedora_2008-6319.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3252

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