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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
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 known MOD music file player for UNIX-based systems.
A buffer overflow bug was found in mikmod during the processing of
archive filenames. An attacker 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
See also :
Update the affected mikmod and / or mikmod-devel packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18476 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0427
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