Fedora 13 : chm2pdf-0.9.1-8.fc13 (2011-0467)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes security bugs #474455 and #474457. The security
issue is about unsafe use of fixed temporary directories by chm2pdf.

This update will break --dontextract option. The option will not be
shown in the list of available options.

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=474455
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=474457
http://www.nessus.org/u?9c94aae7

Solution :

Update the affected chm2pdf package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51788 ()

Bugtraq ID: 31735

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5298
CVE-2008-5299

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