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MDKSA-2006:203: texinfo

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the texinfo package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2006:203 (texinfo).

Miloslav Trmac discovered a buffer overflow in texinfo. This issue can
cause texi2dvi or texindex to crash when processing a carefully crafted
file.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:203
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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