Scientific Linux Security Update : enscript on SL3.x, SL4.x, SL5.x i386/x86_64
High Nessus Plugin ID 60504
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing a security update.
DescriptionSeveral buffer overflow flaws were found in GNU enscript. An attacker could craft an ASCII file in such a way that it could execute arbitrary commands if the file was opened with enscript with the 'special escapes' option (-e or --escapes) enabled. (CVE-2008-3863, CVE-2008-4306, CVE-2008-5078)
SolutionUpdate the affected enscript package.