Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : rwho (MDKSA-2005:039)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability in rwhod was discovered by 'Vlad902' that can be
abused to crash the listening process (the broadcasting process is not
affected). This vulnerability only affects little endian
architectures.

The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.

Solution :

Update the affected rwho package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 17131 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-039.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1180

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