MDKA-2007:065 : mgetty

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The /usr/bin/faxspool script in the mgetty-sendfax package, which can
be used to convert files of various types into a format suitable for
faxing, attempted to use the 'giftoppm' program to convert .gif
files. This is a very old program which does not exist in Mandriva
Linux. This update corrects the script to call the 'giftopnm' program
instead; this is a more recent program of the same type that exists
in Mandriva Linux. This will allow the script to convert .gif images
correctly.

See also :

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKA-2007:065

Solution :

Update the affected package(s).

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25595 (mandrake_MDKA-2007-065.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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