Fedora 8 : adminutil-1.1.7-1.fc8 (2008-7642)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 34139


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fixes these bugs: - CVE-2008-2928 - buffer overflow in Accept-Language parsing 413531 Web browser accepted languages configuration causes dsgw CGI binaries to segfault - improved fix for CVE-2008-2929 XSS issues (originally addressed in 1.1.6), that does not introduce heap overflow in parsing %-encoded inputs (CVE-2008-2932) 245248 dsgw doesn't escape filename in error message 454060 ViewLog CGI crash with new adminutil 1.1.6

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Update the affected adminutil package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34139

File Name: fedora_2008-7642.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.21 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/10

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:adminutil, 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-2008-2928, CVE-2008-2929, CVE-2008-2932

BID: 30870

FEDORA: 2008-7642

CWE: 79, 119