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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:012: zhcon

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the zhcon package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:012 (zhcon).

Erik Sjolund discovered that zhcon accesses a user-controlled configuration
file with elevated rights which could make it possible to read arbitrary

The updated packages have been patched to prevent these problems.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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