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Vulnerability Assessment Details

RHSA-2003-242: ddskk

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the ddskk package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host has an old version of the ddskk package installed.

ddskk (Daredevil SKK) is a Kana to Kanji conversion program. There is a bug
in the remote version of this package in the way it creates temporary files
which may permit a local attacker to overwrite arbitrary files owned by the
user using ddskk.

Solution : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2003-242.html
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 8144

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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