Fedora 8 : drupal-5.9-1.fc8 (2008-6916)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Update to 5.9, security fixes: SA-2008-046 -
http://drupal.org/node/286417 CVE-2008-3222 - session fixation issue,
that was first reported to be fixed via SA-2008-044 in drupal 5.8, but
the patch for it was not included in the 5.8 tarball. Remember to log
in to your site as the admin user before upgrading this package. After
upgrading the package, browse to http://host/drupal/update.php to run
the upgrade script.

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 :


Solution :

Update the affected drupal package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33778 (fedora_2008-6916.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3218

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