Slackware 9.0 / 9.1 / current : INN security update (SSA:2004-014-02)

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Synopsis :

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description :

INN (InterNetNews) is used to run a news (NNTP) server. New INN
packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, and -current. These
have been upgraded to inn-2.4.1 to fix a potentially exploitable
buffer overflow. All sites running INN should upgrade.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?df332a70

Solution :

Update the affected inn package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Slackware Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18755 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0045