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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SUSE-SA:2006:007: binutils,kdelibs3,kdegraphics3,koffice,dia,lyx

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the binutils,kdelibs3,kdegraphics3,koffice,dia,lyx package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:007 (binutils,kdelibs3,kdegraphics3,koffice,dia,lyx).

A SUSE specific patch to the GNU linker 'ld' removes redundant RPATH
and RUNPATH components when linking binaries.

Due to a bug in this routine ld occasionally left empty RPATH
components. When running a binary with empty RPATH components the
dynamic linker tries to load shared libraries from the current

By tricking users into running an affected application in a
directory that contains a specially crafted shared library an
attacker could execute arbitrary code with the user id of the

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

Juniper JA-STRM5000-A2-BSE Security Threat Response Management
Juniper JA-STRM5000-A2-BSE Security Threat Response Management pictureJuniper NSMXpress, NS-SM-A-BSE Security Appliance
Juniper NSMXpress, NS-SM-A-BSE Security Appliance pictureLot of 2 Juniper Networks 910-0110-000 ISG 2000 Power Supply PS PFC250S-6101S-1
Lot of 2 Juniper Networks 910-0110-000 ISG 2000 Power Supply PS PFC250S-6101S-1  picture(1x) Juniper STM-16/OC-48 SONET SMF-SR
(1x) Juniper STM-16/OC-48 SONET SMF-SR picture


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