Fedora 8 : perl-Tk-804.028-3.fc8 (2008-1323)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 30238
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Tue Feb 5 2008 Andreas Bierfert <andreas.bierfert[AT]lowlatency.de>

- 804.028-3

- fix #431529 gif overflow in tk (see also #431518)

- Fri Jan 4 2008 Andreas Bierfert <andreas.bierfert[AT]lowlatency.de>

- 804.028-2

- add relevant parts of debian patch

- add patch for #235666

- Wed Jan 2 2008 Andreas Bierfert <andreas.bierfert[AT]lowlatency.de>

- 804.028-1

- version upgrade

- fix #210718 SIGSEGV on exit from texdoctk

- fix #234404 Cannot manage big listboxes

- fix #235666 Segfault occurs when using Perl-Tk on FC6

- Wed Dec 19 2007 Andreas Bierfert <andreas.bierfert[AT]lowlatency.de>

- 804.027-13

- fix BR

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Update the affected perl-Tk package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 30238

File Name: fedora_2008-1323.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/11/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:perl-Tk, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/5/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0553

FEDORA: 2008-1323

CWE: 119