Fedora 8 : cobbler-1.2.9-1.fc8 (2008-9723)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34828


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Fixes a security vulnerability where a CobblerWeb user (if so configured) can import a Python module via a web-edited Cheetah template and run commands as root.

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 cobbler package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34828

File Name: fedora_2008-9723.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/11/21

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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: 2008/11/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-6954

BID: 32317

FEDORA: 2008-9723

CWE: 264