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MDKSA-2005:010: playmidi Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the playmidi package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:010 (playmidi).
Erik Sjolund discovered a buffer overflow in playmidi that could be exploited
by a local attacker if installed setuid root. Note that by default
Mandrakelinux does not ship playmidi installed setuid root.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:010
Threat Level: High
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