Fedora 10 : php-Smarty-2.6.25-1.fc10 (2009-5525)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 38937


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes :

- Bug #501564 - CVE-2009-1669 Smarty: arbitrary commands execution via shell metacharacters in the equation attribute of the math function

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 php-Smarty package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 38937

File Name: fedora_2009-5525.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/05/28

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:php-Smarty, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:10

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: 2009/05/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1669

BID: 34918

FEDORA: 2009-5525

CWE: 20