Fedora 10 : jhead-2.86-1.fc10 (2009-1824)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- fixes 'CVE-2008-4640 jhead: arbitrary file deletion'
(#468056) * fixes 'CVE-2008-4641 jhead: command exection
caused by incorrect handling of the shell escapes'
(#468057)

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=468056
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=468057
http://www.nessus.org/u?d7c11ae8

Solution :

Update the affected jhead package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36735 (fedora_2009-1824.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 32506

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4640
CVE-2008-4641

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