Fedora 10 : xemacs-21.5.28-10.fc10 (2009-8997)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes multiple buffer overflows when reading large image
files, or maliciously created image files whose headers misrepresent
the actual image size.

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=511994
http://www.nessus.org/u?a44e0934

Solution :

Update the affected xemacs package.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40866 (fedora_2009-8997.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2688

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