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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Fedora Core 5 2007-068: mono

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mono package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2007-068 (mono).

The Mono runtime implements a JIT engine for the ECMA CLI
virtual machine (as well as a byte code interpreter, the
class loader, the garbage collector, threading system and
metadata access libraries.

Update Information:

A security problem was found and fixed in mono class
libraries that affects the Mono web server implementation.

By appending spaces to URLs attackers could download the
source code of ASP.net scripts that would normally get
executed by the web server.

After upgrading the packages you need to restart any running
mono web server.


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

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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