Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libast (MDKSA-2006:029)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Buffer overflow in Library of Assorted Spiffy Things (LibAST) 0.6.1
and earlier, as used in Eterm and possibly other software, allows
local users to execute arbitrary code as the utmp user via a long -X

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20850 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-029.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0224

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