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Fedora Core 3 2005-990: texinfo Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the texinfo package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-990 (texinfo).
Texinfo is a documentation system that can produce both online
information and printed output from a single source file. The GNU
Project uses the Texinfo file format for most of its documentation.
Install texinfo if you want a documentation system for producing both
online and print documentation from the same source file and/or if you
are going to write documentation for the GNU Project.
This package fixes a temporary file name vulnerability in
the texindex program (CVE-2005-3011).
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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