Fedora 18 : gypsy-0.9-1.fc18 (2013-8687)

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Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

- New upstream 0.9 release

- add patch to fix FTBSF due to deprecated g_type_init

- Fix CVE-2011-0523 - read arbitrary files as the root
user on behalf of a regular user

- Fix CVE-2011-0524 - buffer overflow in nmea device
input handling (code no longer in existence)

- aarch64 support

- Fix segfault

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=674129
http://www.nessus.org/u?18d0d831

Solution :

Update the affected gypsy package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66649 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0523
CVE-2011-0524

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