Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : inn (MDKSA-2000:016)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability exists when verifycancels is enabled in
/etc/news/inn.conf. This vulnerability could be used to gain root
access on any system with inn installed.

Solution :

Update the affected inews, inn and / or inn-devel packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61814 ()

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