Fedora 10 : firebird-2.1.3.18185.0-2.fc10 (2009-8317)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

Upgrade from previous package version may be a problem since previous
version remove /var/run/firebird and it shouldn't This release fix
this problem for future updates If you are in that case (no longer
/var/run/firebird directory after upgrade), just reinstall
firebird-2.1.3.18185.0-2 package or create /var/run/firebird owned by
user firebird

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=514463
http://www.nessus.org/u?655b3680

Solution :

Update the affected firebird 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: 40829 (fedora_2009-8317.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35842

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2620

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