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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:130: speedtouch

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the speedtouch package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:130 (speedtouch).



The Speedtouch USB driver contains a number of format string vulnerabilities
due to improperly made syslog() system calls. These vulnerabilities can be
abused by a local user to potentially permit the execution of arbitray code with
elevated rights.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:130
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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