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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
Several buffer overflow flaws were found in GNU enscript. An attacker
could craft an ASCII file in such a way that it could execute
arbitrary commands if the file was opened with enscript with the
'special escapes' option (-e or --escapes) enabled. (CVE-2008-3863,
See also :
Update the affected enscript package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60504 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-3863CVE-2008-4306CVE-2008-5078
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