Fedora 11 : gmime22-2.2.23-8.fc11 (2010-1429)

High Nessus Plugin ID 47255


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- Buffer overflow by calculating the maximum number of output bytes generated by an uuencode operation (bz #561457)

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 gmime22 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 47255

File Name: fedora_2010-1429.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/07/01

Modified: 2016/04/28

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gmime22, 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: 2010/02/05

Reference Information

OSVDB: 62084

FEDORA: 2010-1429