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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKA-2006:037: glibc

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the glibc package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKA-2006:037 (glibc).

Updated glibc packages are being provided to ensure that kernel and
user-space tools are in sync. This update also fixes a bug present on
x86_64 platforms where strncmp() is mis-optimized.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKA-2006:037
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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