Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : kon2 (MDKSA-2003:064)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability was discovered in kon2, a Kanji emulator for the
console. A buffer overflow in the command line parsing can be
exploited, leading to local users being able to gain root privileges.

These updated packages provide a fix for this vulnerability.

Solution :

Update the affected kon2 package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14047 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-064.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-1155

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