Fedora 16 : transfig-3.2.5d-4.fc16 (2012-11737)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61667


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


fix buffer overflow on loading a malformed .fig file (CVE-2009-4227)

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 transfig package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61667

File Name: fedora_2012-11737.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/27

Modified: 2015/10/20

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:transfig, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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: 2012/08/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4227, CVE-2009-4228

BID: 37193, 55197

FEDORA: 2012-11737

CWE: 119