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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKA-2005:055: acpid

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the acpid package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKA-2005:055 (acpid).

A number of bugs have been fixed in this new acpid package:
Correct an error in the initscript, to look for rather
Correct an issue where logrotate of acpid's log files would cause the
X server to consume 100% cpu.
Note: In order to restart the acpid service you may have to stop X
(telinit 3 if you use a graphical login, or exit X if you use startx).

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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