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MDKSA-2003:108: stunnel Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the stunnel package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2003:108 (stunnel).
A vulnerability was discovered in stunnel versions 3.24 and earlier, as well as
4.00, by Steve Grubb. It was found that stunnel leaks a critical file descriptor
that can be used to hijack stunnel's services.
All users are encouraged to upgrade to these packages. Note that the version of
stunnel provided with Mandrake Linux 9.1 and above is not vulnerable to this
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2003:108
Threat Level: High
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