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MDKSA-2005:198: uim

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the uim package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:198 (uim).



Masanari Yamamoto discovered that Uim uses environment variables incorrectly.
This bug causes a privilege escalation if setuid/setgid applications are linked
to libuim. The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:198
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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