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The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
A heap buffer overflow exists in the XDR decoder in glibc version
2.2.5 and earlier. XDR is a mechanism for encoding data structures for
use with RPC, which is derived from Sun's RPC implementation which is
likewise vulnerable to a heap overflow. Depending on the application,
this vulnerability may be exploitable and could lead to arbitrary code
execution. Thanks to Solar Designer for the patches used to correct
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Public Exploit Available : true