Scientific Linux Security Update : on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

A numeric truncation error was found in the memory
allocator. If a carefully crafted file was opened by a victim, an
attacker could use this flaw to crash or, possibly,
execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-3282)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60469 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3282