Fedora 11 : libsilc-1.1.8-7.fc11 (2009-9342)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Fri Sep 4 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com>
1.1.8-7

- Backport patch to fix stack corruption (CVE-2008-7160)
(#521256)

- Fri Sep 4 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com>
1.1.8-6

- Backport patch to fix additional string format
vulnerabilities (#515648)

- Wed Aug 5 2009 Stu Tomlinson <stu at nosnilmot.com>
1.1.8-5

- Backport patch to fix string format vulnerability
(#515648)

- Sat Jul 25 2009 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at
lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.1.8-4

- Rebuilt for
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_Mass_Rebuild

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=515648
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=521256
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_Mass_Rebuild
http://www.nessus.org/u?bec5a0b2

Solution :

Update the affected libsilc package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 40908 (fedora_2009-9342.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 36194

CVE ID: CVE-2008-7160

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