Fedora 10 : texlive-2007-46.fc10 (2009-10730)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 42786


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Fri Oct 23 2009 Jindrich Novy <jnovy at redhat.com> 2007-46

- add missing dependency on kpathsea

- Thu Oct 15 2009 Jindrich Novy <jnovy at redhat.com> 2007-45

- make kpathsea not dependent on texlive

- fix lacheck again (#451513)

- fix dvips configuration (#467542)

- update kpathsea description and summary (#519257)

- use upstream patch to fix pool overflow CVE-2009-1284 (#492136)

- don't complain if the pdvipsk hunks touching config.ps don't apply

- avoid clashes with getline() from glibc

- texlive-east-asian now requires texlive-texmf-east-asian (#487258)

- do not attempt to remove old fonts via cron in /var/lib/texmf, fonts are stored in ~/.texlive2007/texmf-var per-user (#477833, #463975, #453468)

- use correct paths in brp-* post install scriptlets (#468179)

- fix build with gcc4.4

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 texlive package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42786

File Name: fedora_2009-10730.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/11/13

Modified: 2016/05/05

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:texlive, 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: 2009/10/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1284

BID: 34332

FEDORA: 2009-10730

CWE: 119