Fedora 9 : am-utils-6.1.5-8.1.fc9 (2008-10755)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Tue Dec 2 2008 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com>
5:6.1.5-8.1

- fix #450754 - Amd does not work with 2.6.25 (thanks to
Philippe Troin)

- fix #435420 - CVE-2008-1078 am-utils: insecure usage
of temporary files

- fix autotools stuff

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=435420
http://www.nessus.org/u?42f647cc

Solution :

Update the affected am-utils package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35385 (fedora_2008-10755.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28044

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1078

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