Fedora 11 : mimetex-1.71-1.fc11 (2009-10170)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 42374


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Fixes a buffer-overflow as detailed in #511049. - Updates to 1.7.

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Update the affected mimetex package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 42374

File Name: fedora_2009-10170.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/11/05

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/10/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1382, CVE-2009-2459

BID: 36631, 36632

FEDORA: 2009-10170

CWE: 119