SuSE9 Security Update : screen (YOU Patch Number 11260)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A special formed UTF-8 sequence in text could be used to crash the
terminal multitasker screen by overwriting memory in the heap. This is
potentially exploitable to execute code. (CVE-2006-4573)

See also :

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 11260.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 41104 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4573

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