Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : texinfo (MDKSA-2006:203)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Miloslav Trmac discovered a buffer overflow in texinfo. This issue can
cause texi2dvi or texindex to crash when processing a carefully
crafted file.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected info, info-install and / or texinfo 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: 24588 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-203.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4810

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