Fedora 13 : chm2pdf-0.9.1-8.fc13 (2011-0467)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51788


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update fixes security bugs #474455 and #474457. The security issue is about unsafe use of fixed temporary directories by chm2pdf.

This update will break --dontextract option. The option will not be shown in the list of available options.

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 chm2pdf package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 51788

File Name: fedora_2011-0467.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/01/28

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:chm2pdf, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:13

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: 2011/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5298, CVE-2008-5299

BID: 31735

OSVDB: 49069, 50582

FEDORA: 2011-0467

CWE: 59