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MDKSA-2001:095: 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 MDKSA-2001:095 (glibc).


Flavio Veloso found an overflowable buffer problem in earlier versions of the
glibc glob(3) implementation. It may be possible to exploit some programs that
pass input to the glibc glob() function in a manner that can be modified by the
user.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:095
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 3707

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

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