Fedora 9 : jhead-2.84-1.fc9 (2008-8928)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Thu Oct 16 2008 Adrian Reber <adrian at lisas.de> -
2.84-1

- updated to 2.84

- fixes 'CVE-2008-4575 jhead buffer overflow' (#467262)

- removed upstreamed makefile patch

- Wed Sep 24 2008 Adrian Reber <adrian at lisas.de> -
2.82-2

- rebased makefile patch

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=467262
http://www.nessus.org/u?a814b570

Solution :

Update the affected jhead package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34452 (fedora_2008-8928.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 31770

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4575

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