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RHSA-2004-244: tripwire

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the tripwire packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Updated Tripwire packages that fix a format string security vulnerability
are now available.

Tripwire is a system integrity assessment tool.

Paul Herman discovered a format string vulnerability in Tripwire version
2.3.1 and earlier. If Tripwire is configured to send reports via email, a
local user could gain rights by creating a carefully crafted file. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project ( has assigned
the name CVE-2004-0536 to this issue.

Users of Tripwire are advised to upgrade to this erratum package which
contains a backported security patch to correct this issue. The erratum
package also contains some minor bug fixes.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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