openSUSE 10 Security Update : man (man-3100)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

A heap based buffer overflow in the 'man' command could potentially be
exploited by users to run code as root (CVE-2006-4250).

Solution :

Update the affected man package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27345 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4250

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