Fedora 8 : enscript-1.6.4-9.fc8 (2008-9351)

high Nessus Plugin ID 34702

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

There were found various buffer overflows in enscript. This update fixes CVE-2008-3863 and CVE-2008-4306

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.

Solution

Update the affected enscript package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=466771

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=469311

http://www.nessus.org/u?7ecd19fd

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34702

File Name: fedora_2008-9351.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/6/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/6/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3863, CVE-2008-4306

BID: 31858

FEDORA: 2008-9351

CWE: 119