Fedora 9 : dia-0.96.1-7.fc9 (2009-1057)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 35466


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Filter out untrusted python modules search path to remove the possibility to run arbitrary code on the user's system if there is a python file in dia's working directory named the same as one that dia's python scripts try to import.

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 dia package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 35466

File Name: fedora_2009-1057.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/01/27

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/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:dia, 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: 2009/01/27

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5984

BID: 33448

FEDORA: 2009-1057