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MDKSA-2003:093: gtkhtml Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the gtkhtml package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:093 (gtkhtml).


Alan Cox discovered that certain malformed messages could cause the Evolution
mail component to crash due to a null pointer dereference in the GtkHTML
library, versions prior to 1.1.0.
The updated package provides a patched version of GtkHTML
versions of Mandrake
Linux more recent than 9.0 do not require this fix as they already come with
version 1.1.0.


Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:093
Threat Level: High

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