Fedora Core 6 : gnucash-2.0.5-1.fc6 (2007-256)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 24728


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


This updates GnuCash to version 2.0.5, the latest upstream release.

Major changes in this release include; o Fix some strings not being translated. o Use guiles native sort and record. o Adjust how payment dialog resizes. o Don't abort when F::Q fails to return a quote. o Change Russian Ruble from RUR to RUB. o Fix security problem with tmp filesystem and symlink attack. (CVE-2007-0007) o Add French and Canadian French translation updates. o Do not crash on delete_event in new user dialog. o Add sanity checks when accessing GncPluginPage. o Make new windows the same size as the active one. o The New Turkish Lira changed from TRL to TRY in 2005.

Thanks to Sami Farin for uncovering the /tmp file issue.

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 gnucash and / or gnucash-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 24728

File Name: fedora_2007-256.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/02/28

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gnucash, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gnucash-debuginfo, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/02/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0007

FEDORA: 2007-256