Fedora Core 2 : sharutils-4.2.1-18.1.FC2 (2005-280)

High Nessus Plugin ID 18331


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Thu Mar 31 2005 Than Ngo <than at redhat.com> 4.2.1-18.1.FC2

- apply patch to fix multiple buffer overflows #152571

- apply patch to fix buffer overflow in handling of -o option, CVE-2004-1772, #123230

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Update the affected sharutils and / or sharutils-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18331

File Name: fedora_2005-280.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/05/19

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sharutils, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:sharutils-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2005/04/01

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2005-280