Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : glibc (MDKSA-2001:095)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 13908
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFlavio Veloso found an overflowable buffer problem in earlier versions of the glibc glob(3) implementation. It may be possible to exploit some programs that pass input to the glibc glob() function in a manner that can be modified by the user.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.