Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : gkrellm (MDKSA-2003:087)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A buffer overflow was discovered in gkrellmd, the server component of
the gkrellm monitor package, in versions of gkrellm 2.1.x prior to
2.1.14. This buffer overflow occurs while reading data from connected
gkrellm clients and can lead to possible arbitrary code execution as
the user running the gkrellmd server.

Updated packages are available for Mandrake Linux 9.1 which correct
the problem.

Solution :

Update the affected gkrellm, gkrellm-devel and / or gkrellm-server
packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14069 (mandrake_MDKSA-2003-087.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0723

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