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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 : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:039
Threat Level: High
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