Fedora 11 : irssi-0.8.13-3.fc11 (2009-7012)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40474


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Tue Jun 23 2009 Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas at redhat.com> - 0.8.13-3

- Resolve CVE-2009-1959

- Fri May 1 2009 Marek Mahut <mmahut at fedoraproject.org> - 0.8.13-1

- Upstream release

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Update the affected irssi package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40474

File Name: fedora_2009-7012.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/04

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:irssi, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

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: 2009/06/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1959

BID: 35399

FEDORA: 2009-7012

CWE: 189