Fedora 9 : pcre-7.3-4.fc9 (2008-6110)

High Nessus Plugin ID 33414


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Fri Jul 4 2008 Tomas Hoger <thoger at redhat.com> - 7.3-4

- Apply Tavis Ormandy's patch for CVE-2008-2371.

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 pcre package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33414

File Name: fedora_2008-6110.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/07/08

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:pcre, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2371

FEDORA: 2008-6110

CWE: 119