SuSE9 Security Update : gedit (YOU Patch Number 10253)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Gedit had a format string bug in the filename handling, potentially
allowing an attacker to execute arbitrary code. This bug has been
fixed. (CVE-2005-1686)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2005-1686.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 10253.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41075 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1686

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