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MDKSA-2004:153: aspell Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the aspell package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2004:153 (aspell).
A vulnerability was discovered in the aspell word-list-compress utility that
can allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary code.
The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2004:153
Threat Level: High
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