Fedora 17 : transfig-3.2.5d-7.fc17 (2012-11718)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

fix buffer overflow on loading a malformed .fig file (CVE-2009-4227)

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=543905
http://www.nessus.org/u?5334ca0a

Solution :

Update the affected transfig package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61666 ()

Bugtraq ID: 37193
55197

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4227
CVE-2009-4228

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