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The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.
Several format string vulnerabilities exist in the minicom program.
These bugs can be exploited to obtain group uucp privilege. A simple
fix is to simply remove the setgid bit on /usr/bin/minicom, however
these new packages introduce some fixes for the vulnerabilities
through a patch from Red Hat, and also strip the setgid bit.
See also :
Update the affected minicom package.
Risk factor :
Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 13869 (mandrake_MDKSA-2001-051.nasl)
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