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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SUSE-SA:2006:073: mono-core

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the mono-core package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:073 (mono-core).


Sebastian Krahmer of SUSE Security found that the Mono
System.Xml.Serialization class contained a /tmp race which potentially
permits local attackers to execute code as the user using the
Serialization method.

This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2006-5072.

Packages for all affected distributions were released on November 10th,
and for SLE 10 on November 27th.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_73_mono.html
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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