Fedora Core 5 : w3m-0.5.1-15.fc5 (2007-078)

High Nessus Plugin ID 24200


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


- Resolves: rh#221484: CVE-2006-6772 w3m is vulnerable to format string attack via CN field of SSL/TLS certificate when invoked with -dump/-backend

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.


Update the affected w3m, w3m-debuginfo and / or w3m-img packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24200

File Name: fedora_2007-078.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/01/17

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:w3m, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:w3m-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:w3m-img, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:5

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6772

FEDORA: 2007-078

CWE: 134