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RHSA-2005-473: lesstif

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the lesstif packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated lesstif packages that fix flaws in the Xpm library are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1.

This update has been rated as having Moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.

LessTif provides libraries which implement the Motif industry standard
graphical user interface.

An integer overflow flaw was found in libXpm
a vulnerable version of this
library is found within LessTif. A possible hacker could create a malicious XPM
file that would execute arbitrary code if opened by a victim using an
application linked to LessTif. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures
project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2005-0605 to this issue.

Users of LessTif should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a
backported patch to correct this issue.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-473.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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