Fedora 9 : enscript-1.6.4-10.fc9 (2008-9372)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34705

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VPR Score: 5.9

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

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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?134f18ae

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34705

File Name: fedora_2008-9372.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/11/06

Updated: 2021/01/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/06

Reference Information

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

BID: 31858

FEDORA: 2008-9372

CWE: 119