Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : glibc (MDKSA-2001:095)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Flavio Veloso found an overflowable buffer problem in earlier versions
of the glibc glob(3) implementation. It may be possible to exploit
some programs that pass input to the glibc glob() function in a manner
that can be modified by the user.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 13908 (mandrake_MDKSA-2001-095.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0886

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