Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : binutils (MDKSA-2005:215)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Integer overflows in various applications in the binutils package may
allow attackers to execute arbitrary code via a carefully crafted
object file.

The updated packages have been patched to help address these problems.

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: 20447 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-215.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1704

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