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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.877157
Category:Fedora Local Security Checks
Title:Fedora Update for sphinx FEDORA-2019-1f604fd2f2
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'sphinx'; package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2019-1f604fd2f2 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'sphinx'
package(s) announced via the FEDORA-2019-1f604fd2f2 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Sphinx is a full-text search engine, distributed under GPL version 2.
Commercial licensing (e.g. for embedded use) is also available upon request.

Generally, it', s a standalone search engine, meant to provide fast,
size-efficient and relevant full-text search functions to other
applications. Sphinx was specially designed to integrate well with SQL
databases and scripting languages.

Currently built-in data source drivers support fetching data either via
direct connection to MySQL, or PostgreSQL, or from a pipe in a custom XML
format. Adding new drivers (e.g. native support other DBMSes) is
designed to be as easy as possible.

Search API native ported to PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby, Java, and also
available as a plug-gable MySQL storage engine. API is very lightweight so
porting it to new language is known to take a few hours.

As for the name, Sphinx is an acronym which is officially decoded as SQL
Phrase Index. Yes, I know about CMU', s Sphinx project.

Affected Software/OS:
'sphinx' package(s) on Fedora 31.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2019-14511
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