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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:029: libast

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the libast package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:029 (libast).



Buffer overflow in Library of Assorted Spiffy Things (LibAST) 0.6.1 and
earlier, as used in Eterm and possibly other software, permits local users to
execute arbitrary code as the utmp user via a long -X argument. The updated
packages have been patched to correct this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:029
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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