Fedora 8 : yelp-2.20.0-12.fc8 (2008-7293)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 34126


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes a format string vulnerability that was discovered in yelp 2.20.

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 yelp package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34126

File Name: fedora_2008-7293.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/10

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:yelp, 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: 2008/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3533

BID: 30690

FEDORA: 2008-7293

CWE: 134