Debian DSA-1570-1 : kazehakase - various

High Nessus Plugin ID 32144

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Andrews Salomon reported that kazehakase, a GTK+-based web browser that allows pluggable rendering engines, contained an embedded copy of the PCRE library in its source tree which was compiled in and used in preference to the system-wide version of this library.

The PCRE library has been updated to fix the security issues reported against it in previous Debian Security Advisories. This update ensures that kazehakase uses that supported library, and not its own embedded and insecure version.

Solution

Upgrade the kazehakase package.

For the stable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 0.4.2-1etch1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=464756

https://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1570

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 32144

File Name: debian_DSA-1570.nasl

Version: 1.26

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/05/09

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:kazehakase, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/11/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-7227, CVE-2006-7228, CVE-2006-7230, CVE-2007-1659, CVE-2007-1660, CVE-2007-1661, CVE-2007-1662, CVE-2007-4766, CVE-2007-4767, CVE-2007-4768

BID: 26462, 26550

DSA: 1570

CWE: 119, 189