This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated pwlib packages that fix a security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
PWLib is a library used to support cross-platform applications.
In Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, the Ekiga teleconferencing application
A memory management flaw was discovered in PWLib. An attacker could
use this flaw to crash an application, such as Ekiga, which is linked
with pwlib (CVE-2007-4897).
Users should upgrade to these updated packages which contain a
backported patch to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected pwlib and / or pwlib-devel packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 26953 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4897