Fedora 8 : tog-pegasus-2.6.1-3.fc8 (2008-0572)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 29949


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Thu Jan 10 2008 Vitezslav Crhonek <vcrhonek at redhat.com> - 2.6.1-3

- Fix PAM authentication buffer overflow (CVE-2008-0003) Resolves: #427829

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 tog-pegasus, tog-pegasus-debuginfo and / or tog-pegasus-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 29949

File Name: fedora_2008-0572.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/14

Modified: 2016/05/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:tog-pegasus, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:tog-pegasus-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:tog-pegasus-devel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/01/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0003

BID: 27172

FEDORA: 2008-0572

CWE: 119