Fedora 13 : fontforge-20090923-4.fc13 (2010-18577)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51150


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


fixes CVE-2010-4259 crash. See bug for proof of concept to test with.

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 fontforge package.

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51150

File Name: fedora_2010-18577.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/14

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:fontforge, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:13

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/12/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4259

OSVDB: 69652

FEDORA: 2010-18577