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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2002:045: mm

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mm package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2002:045 (mm).

Marcus Meissner and Sebastian Krahmer discovered a temporary file vulnerability
in the mm library which is used by the Apache webserver. This vulnerability can
be exploited to obtain root privilege if shell access to the apache user
(typically apache or nobody) is already obtained.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 5352

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

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