Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : xsupplicant (MDKSA-2006:189)
High Nessus Plugin ID 24574
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionYannick Van Osselaer discovered a stack overflow in Xsupplicant, which could potentially be exploited by a remote, authenticated user to gain root priviledges. Additional code cleanups to fix potential memory leaks are also included.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected xsupplicant, xsupplicant-devel and / or xsupplicant-doc packages.