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MDKSA-2003:064: kon2 Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the kon2 package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:064 (kon2).


A vulnerability was discovered in kon2, a Kanji emulator for the console. A
buffer overflow in the command line parsing can be exploited, leading to local
users being able to gain root rights.
These updated packages provide a fix for this vulnerability.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:064
Threat Level: High

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