Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : slrn (MDKSA-2001:028)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A buffer overflow exists in versions of the slrn news reader prior to
0.9.6.3pl4 as reported by Bill Nottingham. This problem exists in the
wrapping/unwrapping functions and a long header in a message might
overflow a buffer which could result in execution of arbitrary code
encoded in the message.

Solution :

Update the affected slrn and / or slrn-pull packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61902 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0441

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