RHEL 3 : gcc (RHSA-2007:0473)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 25482


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated gcc packages that fix a security issue and another bug are now available.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The gcc packages include C, C++, Java, Fortran 77, Objective C, and Ada 95 GNU compilers and related support libraries.

Jurgen Weigert discovered a directory traversal flaw in fastjar. An attacker could create a malicious JAR file which, if unpacked using fastjar, could write to any files the victim had write access to.

These updated packages also fix a reload internal compiler error with
-fnon-call-exceptions option.

All users of gcc should upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 25482

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2007-0473.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.19 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/06/12

Modified: 2017/08/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.6

Temporal Score: 2.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:ND/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:cpp, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gcc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gcc-c++, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gcc-g77, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gcc-gnat, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gcc-java, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:gcc-objc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libf2c, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libgcc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libgcj, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libgcj-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libgnat, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libobjc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libstdc++, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libstdc++-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/07/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3619

OSVDB: 27380

RHSA: 2007:0473