Fedora 12 : gnucash-2.2.9-5.fc12 (2010-16622)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 50420

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update removes an unneeded file that could cause a security issue if ran from a directory that other users had write access to.

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.

Solution

Update the affected gnucash package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=644933

http://www.nessus.org/u?6e49cc21

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 50420

File Name: fedora_2010-16622.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/1/2010

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:gnucash, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:12

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/22/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3999

FEDORA: 2010-16622