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MDKSA-2004:044: libuser Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the libuser package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:044 (libuser).
Steve Grubb discovered a number of problems in the libuser library that can lead
to a crash in applications linked to it, or possibly write 4GB of garbage to the
The updated packages provide a patched libuser to correct these problems.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:044
Threat Level: High
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