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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:239: printer-filters-utils

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the printer-filters-utils package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:239 (printer-filters-utils).



'newbug' discovered a local root vulnerability in the mtink binary, which has a
buffer overflow in its handling of the HOME environment variable, permiting the
possibility for a local user to gain root rights. Mandriva encourages all
users to upgrade immediately. The updated packages have been patched to correct
these problems.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:239
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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