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MDKSA-2001:095: 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 MDKSA-2001:095 (glibc).
Flavio Veloso found an overflowable buffer problem in earlier versions of the
glibc glob(3) implementation. It may be possible to exploit some programs that
pass input to the glibc glob() function in a manner that can be modified by the
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2001:095
Threat Level: High
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