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MDKSA-2004:130: speedtouch Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the speedtouch package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:130 (speedtouch).

The Speedtouch USB driver contains a number of format string vulnerabilities
due to improperly made syslog() system calls. These vulnerabilities can be
abused by a local user to potentially allow the execution of arbitray code with
elevated rights.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this problem.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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