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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:191: screen

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the screen package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:191 (screen).

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the 'utf8 combining characters
handling' (utf8_handle_comb function in encoding.c) in screen before
4.0.3 permits user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service
(crash or hang) via certain UTF8 sequences.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:191
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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