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MDKSA-2001:042: nedit

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the nedit package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2001:042 (nedit).


A temporary file vulnerability exists in NEdit, the Nirvana Editor. When
printing the entire text or selected parts of the text within the editor, nedit
creates a temporary file in an insecure manner. This could be exploited to gain
access to other user rights including root.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:042
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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