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MDKA-2006:037: glibc Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the glibc package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKA-2006:037 (glibc).
Updated glibc packages are being provided to ensure that kernel and
user-space tools are in sync. This update also fixes a bug present on
x86_64 platforms where strncmp() is mis-optimized.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKA-2006:037
Threat Level: High
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