Fedora 8 : xemacs-packages-extra-20070427-2.fc8 (2008-5504)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33237


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Wed Jun 18 2008 Ville Skytta <ville.skytta at iki.fi> - 20070427-2 - Apply upstream security fix for CVE-2008-2142 (#446069).

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 xemacs-packages-extra package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33237

File Name: fedora_2008-5504.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/06/24

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:xemacs-packages-extra, 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: 2008/06/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2142

BID: 29176

FEDORA: 2008-5504