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Fedora Core 3 2005-953: w3c-libwww

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the w3c-libwww package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-953 (w3c-libwww).

Libwww is a general-purpose Web API written in C for Unix and Windows (Win32).
With a highly extensible and layered API, it can accommodate many different
types of applications including clients, robots, etc. The purpose of libwww
is to provide a highly optimized HTTP sample implementation as well as other
Internet protocols and to serve as a testbed for protocol experiments.

Update Information:

This update fixes libwww's handling of multipart/byteranges
content and a possible stack overflow.


Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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