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MDKSA-2005:039: rwho Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the rwho package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:039 (rwho).

A vulnerability in rwhod was discovered by 'Vlad902' that can be abused to
crash the listening process (the broadcasting process is not affected). This
vulnerability only affects little endian architectures.

The updated packages have been patched to correct the problem.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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