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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:189: xsupplicant

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the xsupplicant package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:189 (xsupplicant).

Yannick Van Osselaer discovered a stack overflow in Xsupplicant, which
could potentially be exploited by a remote, authenticated user to gain
root priviledges. Additional code cleanups to fix potential memory
leaks are also included.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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