Scientific Linux Security Update : gnome-vfs2 on SL3.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A buffer overflow flaw was discovered in the GNOME virtual file system
when handling data returned by CDDB servers. If a user connected to a
malicious CDDB server, an attacker could use this flaw to execute
arbitrary code on the victim's machine. (CVE-2005-0706)

All running GNOME sessions must be restarted for the update to take
effect.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?20de66d3

Solution :

Update the affected gnome-vfs2, gnome-vfs2-devel and / or
gnome-vfs2-smb packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60511 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0706