Fedora 9 : jhead-2.84-1.fc9 (2008-8928)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 34452


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Thu Oct 16 2008 Adrian Reber <adrian at lisas.de> - 2.84-1

- updated to 2.84

- fixes 'CVE-2008-4575 jhead buffer overflow' (#467262)

- removed upstreamed makefile patch

- Wed Sep 24 2008 Adrian Reber <adrian at lisas.de> - 2.82-2

- rebased makefile patch

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 jhead package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34452

File Name: fedora_2008-8928.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/10/21

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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: 2008/10/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4575

BID: 31770

FEDORA: 2008-8928

CWE: 119