Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libgtop2 (MDKSA-2007:023)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Stack-based buffer overflow in the glibtop_get_proc_map_s function in
libgtop before 2.14.6 (libgtop2) allows local users to cause a denial
of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a process
with a long filename that is mapped in its address space, which
triggers the overflow in gnome-system-monitor.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24638 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-023.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0235

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