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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:093: gtkhtml

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the gtkhtml package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:093 (gtkhtml).


Alan Cox discovered that certain malformed messages could cause the Evolution
mail component to crash due to a null pointer dereference in the GtkHTML
library, versions prior to 1.1.0.
The updated package provides a patched version of GtkHTML
versions of Mandrake
Linux more recent than 9.0 do not require this fix as they already come with
version 1.1.0.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:093
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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