Scientific Linux Security Update : w3c-libwww on SL4 i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60173
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionSeveral buffer overflow flaws in w3c-libwww were found. If a client application that uses w3c-libwww connected to a malicious HTTP server, it could trigger an out of bounds memory access, causing the client application to crash (CVE-2005-3183).
SolutionUpdate the affected w3c-libwww, w3c-libwww-apps and / or w3c-libwww-devel packages.