Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xinetd (MDKSA-2001:076)
High Nessus Plugin ID 13891
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn audit has been performed on the xinetd 2.3.0 source code by Solar Designer for many different possible vulnerabilities. The 2.3.1 release incorporated his patches into the xinetd source tree. The audit was very thorough and found and fixed many problems. This xinetd update includes his audit patch.
SolutionUpdate the affected xinetd and / or xinetd-ipv6 packages.