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The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
New xdg-utils packages are available for Slackware 12.2 and -current
to fix security issues. Applications that use /etc/mailcap could be
tricked into running an arbitrary script through xdg-open, and a
separate flaw in xdg-open could allow the execution of arbitrary
commands embedded in untrusted input provided to xdg-open.
See also :
Update the affected xdg-utils package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35577 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-0386CVE-2009-0068
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