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MDKSA-2004:077: wv Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the wv package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:077 (wv).
iDefense discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in the wv package which
could allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the
user running the vulnerable application.
The updated packages are patched to protect against this problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:077
Threat Level: High
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