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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2003:108: stunnel

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the stunnel package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:108 (stunnel).


A vulnerability was discovered in stunnel versions 3.24 and earlier, as well as
4.00, by Steve Grubb. It was found that stunnel leaks a critical file descriptor
that can be used to hijack stunnel's services.
All users are encouraged to upgrade to these packages. Note that the version of
stunnel provided with Mandrake Linux 9.1 and above is not vulnerable to this
problem.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:108
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8537

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

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