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Fedora Core 4 2005-1115: libc-client Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the libc-client package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-1115 (libc-client).
C-client is a common API for accessing mailboxes. It is used internally by
the popular PINE mail reader, the University of Washington's IMAP server
The c-client library provides an API which allows
applications to access and manipulate remote mail boxes.
The library contains a bug in its mail_valid_net_parse()
function. If an application allows untrusted input to be
supplied to this function, its stack may become corrupted.
This update backports the fix from imap-2004g which resolves
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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