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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:034: rxvt

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the rxvt package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:034 (rxvt).


Digital Defense Inc. released a paper detailing insecurities in various terminal
emulators, including rxvt. Many of the features supported by these programs can
be abused when untrusted data is displayed on the screen. This abuse can be
anything from garbage data being displayed to the screen or a system compromise.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:034
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6953

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

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