Fedora 11 : firebird- (2009-8340)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40830


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Upgrade from previous package version may be a problem since previous version remove /var/run/firebird and it shouldn't This release fix this problem for future updates If you are in that case (no longer /var/run/firebird directory after upgrade), just reinstall firebird- package or create /var/run/firebird owned by user firebird

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Update the affected firebird package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40830

File Name: fedora_2009-8340.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/02

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:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:firebird, 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: 2009/08/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2620

BID: 35842

FEDORA: 2009-8340

CWE: 20