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RHSA-2005-506: mikmod

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mikmod packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment


Updated mikmod packages that fix a security issue are now available.

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

MikMod is a well documented MOD music file player for UNIX-based systems.

A buffer overflow bug was found in mikmod during the processing of archive
filenames. A possible hacker could create a malicious archive that when opened by
mikmod could result in arbitrary code execution. The Common Vulnerabilities
and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2003-0427
to this issue.

Users of mikmod are advised to upgrade to these erratum packages, which
contain backported security patches and are not vulnerable to these issues.




Solution : http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-506.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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