Fedora 9 : am-utils-6.1.5-8.1.fc9 (2008-10755)

High Nessus Plugin ID 35385


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Tue Dec 2 2008 Karel Zak <kzak at redhat.com> 5:6.1.5-8.1

- fix #450754 - Amd does not work with 2.6.25 (thanks to Philippe Troin)

- fix #435420 - CVE-2008-1078 am-utils: insecure usage of temporary files

- fix autotools stuff

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Update the affected am-utils package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35385

File Name: fedora_2008-10755.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/01/16

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:am-utils, 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: 2008/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1078

BID: 28044

FEDORA: 2008-10755

CWE: 59