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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Multiple integer overflow flaws were found in the way e2fsprogs
processes file system content. If a victim opens a carefully crafted
file system with a program using e2fsprogs, it may be possible to
execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the victim. It may be
possible to leverage this flaw in a virtualized environment to gain
access to other virtualized hosts. (CVE-2007-5497)
See also :
Update the affected e2fsprogs, e2fsprogs-devel and / or e2fsprogs-libs
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60340 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-5497
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