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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2004:140: a2ps

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the a2ps package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:140 (a2ps).



The GNU a2ps utility fails to properly sanitize filenames, which can be abused
by a malicious user to execute arbitray commands with the rights of the
user running the vulnerable application.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:140
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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