Fedora 8 : newsx-1.6-8.fc8 (2008-6319)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 33514


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Sat Jul 12 2008 Dominik Mierzejewski <rpm at greysector.net> 1.6-8

- fixed stack-based buffer overflow in getarticle.c (#454483)

- URL no longer exists

- restored the use of history

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 newsx package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 33514

File Name: fedora_2008-6319.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/07/16

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3252

FEDORA: 2008-6319

CWE: 119