Fedora 8 : drupal-5.9-1.fc8 (2008-6916)

High Nessus Plugin ID 33778


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Update to 5.9, security fixes: SA-2008-046 - http://drupal.org/node/286417 CVE-2008-3222 - session fixation issue, that was first reported to be fixed via SA-2008-044 in drupal 5.8, but the patch for it was not included in the 5.8 tarball. Remember to log in to your site as the admin user before upgrading this package. After upgrading the package, browse to http://host/drupal/update.php to run the upgrade script.

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 drupal package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33778

File Name: fedora_2008-6916.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/08/01

Modified: 2016/12/08

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:drupal, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3218, CVE-2008-3219, CVE-2008-3220, CVE-2008-3221, CVE-2008-3222, CVE-2008-3223

FEDORA: 2008-6916

CWE: 79, 89, 287, 352