Fedora 10 : texlive-2007-46.fc10 (2009-10730)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- Fri Oct 23 2009 Jindrich Novy <jnovy at redhat.com>
2007-46

- add missing dependency on kpathsea

- Thu Oct 15 2009 Jindrich Novy <jnovy at redhat.com>
2007-45

- make kpathsea not dependent on texlive

- fix lacheck again (#451513)

- fix dvips configuration (#467542)

- update kpathsea description and summary (#519257)

- use upstream patch to fix pool overflow CVE-2009-1284
(#492136)

- don't complain if the pdvipsk hunks touching config.ps
don't apply

- avoid clashes with getline() from glibc

- texlive-east-asian now requires
texlive-texmf-east-asian (#487258)

- do not attempt to remove old fonts via cron in
/var/lib/texmf, fonts are stored in
~/.texlive2007/texmf-var per-user (#477833, #463975,
#453468)

- use correct paths in brp-* post install scriptlets
(#468179)

- fix build with gcc4.4

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=492136
http://www.nessus.org/u?f6f984a4

Solution :

Update the affected texlive 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:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 42786 (fedora_2009-10730.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 34332

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1284

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